KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Suspect Caught In Rockdale Shooting

By: KWTX
By: KWTX

Rockdale police have one person in custody in connection with Thursday’s convenience store shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Demarcus Tindle, 20, of Rockdale, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Rockdale Police as a result of the ongoing investigation.

Tindle’s bond was set at $100,000; he was transferred to the Milam County Jail Wednesday morning. Tindle will be charged with aggravated robbery.

Police are still looking for one other suspect described as a black male with slender build, 6-foot-one-inch with short hair.

The condition of the 52-year-old Rockdale convenience store owner shot during Thursday’s robbery continues to improve.

Gurmail Gill, the owner of Gill’s convenience store, was shot three times during the late-night robbery.

Gill is listed in satisfactory condition at Scott and White Medical Center. He was moved from I.C.U. on Monday.

Authorities say Gill could be released from the hospital later this week.

Two men confronted Gill as he closed his store around 11:30 pm Thursday, Rockdale Police Chief Thomas Harris said.

They demanded money and when he said he had none, they shot him with a handgun, Harris said.

Gill was airlifted to Scott & White.

Chief Harris said the assailants were both black; one was about 5-foot-7, the other about 6-feet tall, Harris said.

Both were wearing masks during the robbery, Harris said.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 30631759