A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Lee county through 5am Saturday. A few areas of rain and thunderstorms could still be possible through the overnight hours. While most of this should remain below severe levels, a few storms (if they can redevelop) could brings gusty winds, heavy rain, thunder, & lightning. Overall threat is diminishing through 3am.
Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an apparent homicide in Magnolia Sunday night.
Deputies were called to a residence in the 24100 block of Zahn Road in the Magnolia area in reference to a shooting just after 9:00 Sunday night. The victim had been taken by a neighbor in a private automobile seeking medical aid and stopped at the Rosehill Fire Station just a few miles away on FM 2920 in Harris County where the shooting victim died.
The victim, 37 year old Alfredo “Freddy” Medina, appears to have been shot in the chest with a shotgun. Witnesses reported seeing a mid-2000 Blue Honda Civic and three suspects leaving the victim’s residence just after the shooting. The description of the suspects are vague but are believed to be Hispanic or white males.
The victim’s body has been taken to the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
Major Crime and Crime Scene Investigators have been interviewing witnesses and examining evidence and a motive for the shooting has not yet been determined.
Anyone who has information about this crime should call the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Office at 936-760-5876.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest or indictment of a felony crime. Call 800-392-STOP (7867). Anonymous tips can also be made through the Montgomery County Crime Stoppers WEB PAGE at
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