Suspect in Double Shooting Transported from Hospital

By: Brazos County Sheriff's Office Press Release Email
By: Brazos County Sheriff's Office Press Release Email

Regarding 42 year old Daniel Lee Barker:

On Friday, May 25th, 2012 Sheriff's Investigators served a 1st degree felony warrant for Aggravated Assault - Family Violence with a Deadly Weapon on Daniel Lee Barker. Barker was arrested in his hospital bed at Herman Memorial Hospital where he was being treated for a self-inflicted shotgun wound to his chest. Since his arrest, Sheriff's Office Deputies have been guarding Barker at the hospital until his release from the hospital last night. Barker was transported by deputies to the Brazos County Jail. Barker continues to recover from his wound and will get the treatment and follow-up attention that has been prescribed. Bond for Barker was set at $250,000. Booking photo & probable cause statement have been posted to the Justice Web.

The victim of the shooting, 27 year old Casandra Ross has survived her wounds and remains hospitalized at the College Station Medical Center, condition improving.

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