CROSBY, Texas — A homeowner was charged Friday after a man was found lying in a Crosby street with a gunshot wound.
Jose I. Gutierrez Jr., 22, has been charged with aggravated assault. Harris County Sheriff's deputies said Gutierrez Jr. shot a man who remains in critical condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital.
The was found in the 200 block of Nod Avenue in the Barrett Station area of east Harris County.
HCSO deputies said earlier Friday preliminary indications are the man who was shot may have broken into a nearby home and was shot by the homeowner.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said each case is different, and in this one, investigators determined it applicable to charge the homeowner.
Nearby Drew and Barrett Elementary schools in Crosby ISD were on lockdown as a precaution.
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