Gunman who shot man outside gas station in north Harris County arrested, sheriff says

The shooting was reported in northwest Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County deputies said they have arrested a gunman who shot a man outside a gas station in North Harris County Monday.

The shooting happened near the intersection of FM 1960 and Sugar Pine Drive.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Patrick B. Allen, 32, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault and felon in possession of a weapon Tuesday. Gonzalez said Allen also pointed a pistol at others, including children.

Deputies were advised a man in the area was pointing his pistol at random motorists and at some point shot at a man sitting in a truck outside a gas station, Gonzalez said. The gunman fled the scene on foot.

The man, who deputies said was 43 years old, was transported to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.


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