Montgomery County Sheriff's Officer Involved In Shooting

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes, District Attorney’s Office, and Texas Rangers continue today to review and examine evidence. The suspect remains hospitalized.

Deputy Chris Azwell has been with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office since 2004 and has been placed on mandatory administrative leave as the investigation progresses.

Deputies and Crime Scene investigators recovered numerous syringes that the suspect had thrown out of the moving car during the chase and a small amount of cocaine in the car.

The suspect has not yet been charged but faces several felony charges that could include:
Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant
Evading – Felony
Tampering with Evidence – Felony
Possession of a controlled substance

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