Man Shot After Found Burglarizing Garage

UPDATE (8 P.M.):

College Station--

A man is recovering after he was shot Tuesday afternoon when a homeowner found him trying to break into his garage.

According to College Station Police, the 30-year-old homeowner came outside and found 23-year-old Daniel Pinon of Navasota actively burglarizing his garage in the 3200 block of Wildrye.

The homeowner and Pinon got in a short physical fight, at which point the homeowner, who had grabbed his gun, shot Pinon in his left leg. Pinon then fled on foot.

The homeowner reported that Pinon had been in a silver-colored 2011 Dodge Avenger, which police found in the street in front of the house. A computer check of the vehicle showed that it had been reported stolen out of Grimes County earlier today.

Pinon was arrested and charged with Burglary of Habitation and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. He's in the Brazos County Jail on a $20,000 bond.


COLLEGE STATION - One person is injured after shots were fired in a south College Station neighborhood this afternoon.

It happened in the area just north of Normand Dr. and Rock Prairie near the College Station Medical Center.

Right now KAGS has learned officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of Wildrye Dr. just before 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, first for a deadly conduct call then for a call that shots had been fired.

A little while later, police say they were able to locate and take a suspect into custody a couple blocks over from where the shooting happened.

Police have confirmed that male suspect was taken to a local medical facility for what are not believed to be life-threatening injuries. No shots were fired by police.

Police have a crime scene set up at 3209 Wildrye and are investigating a burglary of a habitation there where the shots were fired.

"I can confirm there were shots fired at the scene, I can confirm all parties involved have been accounted for, I can confirm all known weapons involved have been accounted for, and that there is no danger to the public at this time," said Lt. Chuck Fleeger with College Station Police.

The criminal investigations unit, crime scene unit, patrol officers and Bryan PD's K9 unit are all assisting in this ongoing investigation.

We expect to know more details about why this shooting happened tonight on KAGS HD News at 10.




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