Patron at Centerville smokehouse shoots Houston man accused of attacking customers, knocking elderly man unconscious
A patron at a smokehouse in Centerville unloaded gunfire on a Houston man accused of attacking customers and knocking an elderly man unconscious Monday, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office said.
Escaped inmate shot, killed during foot chase after possibly killing 1 adult, 4 children from the Houston-area, TDCJ says
Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety say that five people were found dead in Leon County near the area where escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez was last seen in May. Lopez is believed to be tied to the murders, according to TxDPS.
4 killed in plane crash in Hilltop Lakes in Leon County, officials say
Four people were killed in a plane crash in Hilltop Lakes in Leon County, according to KBTX. Officials said the pilot was having engine trouble and was attempting to make an emergency landing at the Hilltop Lakes airport. According to KBTX, flight records showed a 1984 single-engine plane left Horseshoe Bay Resort near Marble Falls, west of Austin, at 10:00 a.m. Sunday. The plane was headed to the Natchitoches, Louisiana Regional Airport. The pilot contacted the FAA before the crash indicating that the plane was having engine problems, officials told KBTX.