Armed robber shot in the face during deadly 2017 home invasion sentenced to 30 years in prison; second suspect still sought: DA
A man who was shot in the face during a home invasion that left the homeowner dead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Tuesday.
MCSO: Apartment employee in The Woodlands breaks into family’s home, climbs into bed with little girl while partially naked
A man was found half naked and in a child’s room after breaking into a family’s apartment at the complex where he worked in The Woodlands, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
‘Vicious predator’: Cypress man who repeatedly raped, beat 86-year-old woman over 4-hour period gets life in prison
The horror began shortly after 7 a.m. on a weekday morning when Carlin knocked on the woman’s front door. After she refused to let him in, he went around the back of the house and used a lawn statuette to smash through the sliding glass door.
Son shoots, kills intruder acting as health care worker before trying to break into his mother’s home in SE Houston: HPD
An investigation is underway after a man fatally shot an intruder that was acting as a health care worker while trying to break into the home of the man’s mother in southeast Houston, police said.
Man who killed veteran during Cypress home invasion sentenced to life in prison without parole, Harris County DA says
A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Marine Corps veteran during a home invasion in Cypress in 2018, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Thursday.
Man arrested in connection with violent home invasion in Pasadena
Pasadena police have arrested a man in connection with a violent home invasion and the chief said the suspect is also a person of interest in a woman’s death. A person inside was able to fight off the intruder, who got away in the victim’s vehicle but left behind a gun. Investigators determined the gun was one of two guns missing from the home of a homicide victim. Police said they arrested Gilbert after locating the victim’s vehicle from Thursday’s case. “She was just a colorful woman, a sweet woman, a kind woman,” said neighbor Carol Wilson.
Mother shoots home invasion suspect in chest in Sugar Land, police say
SUGAR LAND, Texas – Police are investigating after they said a mother shot a home invasion suspect in his chest Friday. When the woman went to investigate, she found a man trying to break into the home. Police said the woman fired at least one shot and hit the man in his chest. According to police, the suspect was also carrying a gun during the time of the home invasion. Police are looking for surveillance video in the area to determine if the suspect acted alone.
Juvenile grazed by bullet during home invasion at apartment complex in NW Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON – A juvenile is recovering after deputies said he was grazed by a bullet during a home invasion at an apartment complex in northwest Harris County Tuesday. Deputies said the incident happened around 1:22 a.m. in the 12700 block of Jones Road. According to investigators, three men kicked the front door in and shot inside the home, causing the juvenile to be hit on his side. Deputies said the juvenile was transported to the hospital by ambulance, where he is recovering. There were several people inside the residence but he was the only juvenile there, deputies said.
Surveillance video captures two armed suspects trying to break into home
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for two men who tried to force their way into a home with guns. Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for two men who tried to force their way into a home with guns. (KPRC)As they shut the house’s door, the surveillance video captures the moment two armed suspects started to bang and kick the door. Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for two men who tried to force their way into a home with guns. She said her boyfriend said: "Nobody is coming inside.”The suspects are shown in the surveillance video to eventually take off.
Caught on camera: Boy takes on 4 home invaders
(NBC NEWS) – Police in South Bend, Indiana are asking for the public’s help identifying four men involved in a violent home invasion. Police say the men forced their way into the home on the morning of September 30th after a child answered a knock at the door. Security video from inside the house shows the men fire several shots, and a young boy attempts to force them back outside by throwing objects and even swinging at the much larger attackers with his fists. “I think what’s really hard to watch is seeing a little boy in the video trying to defend his home trying to defend his family. I know people on social media have been calling him brave,” says South Bend Police Media Liaison Christine Karsten.
Family held at gunpoint during home invasion in SW Houston; man shot in hand, police say
HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating after they said a man was injured from a shooting during a home invasion in southwest Houston Monday morning. According to authorities, two men wearing camouflage and masks kicked in the door and forced their way inside the residence. Police said there was a family inside, including an 86-year-old grandmother, a 70-year-old father, 42-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man. Police said the armed suspects made the 20-year-old man get on the floor. The 20-year-old man was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay, according to detectives at the scene.
Family: Man pistol-whipped, gun held to child’s head in violent home invasion
HOUSTON – A family is shaken after robbers broke into their northwest Houston home, held them at gunpoint and demanded money. Family members said six people were involved in the invasion. Once inside, the robbers pistol-whipped a man and forced him into the apartment next door, where the man’s sister lived, the family said. “That’s when they shot the gun," said a family member who did not want to be identified. Then robbers then put the pistol to a child’s head and demanded cash, but when the family didn’t have any, the robbers became violent, family members said.