SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Charles Roundtree has been identified as the victim shot dead in a San Antonio police-involved shooting Tuesday night.
“Lil Chop” Roundtree, 18, was shot in an officer-involved shooting overnight on San Antonio’s west side Tuesday. Another unidentified person was also injured and transported to an area hospital, according to San Antonio Police.
According to officials, the incident started after officers responded to a call of an assault in the 200 block of Roberts Street, in San Antonio, TX, just before 1:30 am Wednesday.
“When they arrived there were four people in the house. Those inside began yelling at officers, according to police. One of them reached for a gun at their waistband,” police said. The officer pulled his weapon and shot two people. Continue reading
HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — Gabriel Pereyra, of Houston, TX, has been identified as the suspect accused of stabbing his 67-year-old mother to death after she refused to cook him a meal.
Pereyra, 34, was arrested by Harris County deputies on Friday — the same day his mother was found lying on the ground outside her apartment, bleeding from the head.
The sheriff’s office said Pereyra stabbed her while she was seated in a chair. She then ran outside for help, collapsed and died on the sidewalk shortly after 5 p.m. Deputies found Pereyra inside the apartment covered in blood, according to a press release from the department. Continue reading
TAFT, TX. (THECOUNT) — Four men were killed and another was injured following a shooting at a toddler’s birthday party near Corpus Christi, Texas on Saturday.
Police responded to reports of shots fired at a residence in Taft, Texas, on Saturday, officials said.
The shooting stemmed from an altercation between two separate families who were celebrating the birthday of a 1-year-old child, police said.
The injured man has been airlifted to a hospital in Corpus Christi, officials said.
Details about his condition were not immediately available.
Authorities are currently looking for two suspects they believe were involved in the shooting, the state’s Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Nathan Brandley said. Continue reading
AUSTIN, TX. (THECOUNT) — A body pulled from the Colorado River in Texas Monday has been identified as, Christopher White, the man reported missing while attending the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
White, 25, was last seen in Austin, Texas while attending the popular festival with friends.
A body found in the Colorado River in Texas is that of a missing Minneapolis man Christopher White. Continue reading
COLLEGE STATION, TX. (THECOUNT) — A gold Omega Seamaster Texas A&M Distinguished Professor model wristwatch was recovered along with other items during a College Station traffic stop Tuesday.
College Station Police say, while making contact with Devin Hearld, of Houston, during a routine traffic stop, officers found him to be in possession of the limited timepiece as well as an Aggie ring, circa 1950s.
Personal engravings on the several of the stolen items had been scratched off.
Police also found a “backpack full of guns,” in the vehicle while conducting the Harvey Road, “headlights off,” traffic stop.
Hearld, 23, was arrested in College Station with the stolen Aggie ring, an engraved Aggie watch, and a backpack full of guns after being pulled over late Tuesday on Harvey Road. Continue reading
KINGSVILLE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Kleberg County Police issue an alert following a “Major Butane spill,” in Kleberg County.
Major butane spill. Residents on 1032 (between 2170 and 2140) are urged to stay inside. HWY 77 southbound is being rerouted to 772. More information when available.
More details as they become available. Continue reading
WINNIE, TX. (THECOUNT) — The six-year-old boy who passed away in a tragic farming accident Thursday in Port Acres, TX, has been identified as Charles Brown.
Brown, a first grade student at Winnie, TX, East Chambers Elementary School, was killed in tractor accident in Port Acres Thursday after his mother said he fell from the moving vehicle.
Charles never met a stranger and would walk up to anybody and introduce himself, she said. He was autistic and loved talking about Pokemon. Continue reading
BEAUMONT, TX. (THECOUNT) — Authorities have identified the four people killed in a Beaumont, Texas, crash Thursday morning, while traveling from Georgia.
They were identified as 36-year-old Chelsea Stanbury, and her three children: 10-year-old Anthony Stanbury JR, 8-year-old Anaiyah Stanbury and 6-year-old Chase Stanbury.
The Georgia mother and three of her children were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Beaumont, Texas Thursday morning.
Several vehicles caught fire in the crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 10. Continue reading
TEMPLE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Aiden Martin, the Academy Middle School student injured in an ATV accident September, 14, tragically passed away Tuesday night at McLane Children’s Hospital, according to a friend of the family.
Martin, an eighth grader, was riding an ATV at a friend’s place when it flipped and landed on top of him.
Martin was transported to McLane Children’s Hospital where he was in a coma, said earlier reports. Continue reading
MIDLAND, TX. (THECOUNT) — Cory Lights has been identified as the victim who passed away Thursday after being struck by a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old driver Wednesday in Midland, TX.
“Corey” Lights, 41, reportedly passed away in an area hospital of blunt force trauma injuries sustained in the crash that occurred at 12:45 a.m. Thursday near, N. Big Spring St and Nobles Ave, Midland, TX
Officers responded to the crash just after 9 p.m. in the area of North Big Spring and Nobles in reference to a crash that involved a pedestrian. A 1999 GMC pickup being driven by a 17-year-old was driving when Cory Lights, 41, crossed Big Spring going westbound. Lights was not in a designated crosswalk and the driver was unable to stop. Continue reading