Washington County authorities investigating shooting outside Burton store
The victim was flown to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan.
BURTON, Texas (KBTX) - Authorities in Washington County are investigating a shooting Sunday in the small community of Burton.
It happened around 4:00 p.m. outside the Burton Short Stop store on FM 390 near the high school. The victim was flown to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan. His condition is unknown at this time.
Investigators at the scene tell News 3′s Andy Krauss that they know who the suspected gunman is but at this time he’s not in custody.
It’s unclear what led up to the shooting.
Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak and a spokesman for DPS both confirm that the Texas Rangers are assisting with the investigation.
We’ll have more on this developing story as details are made available.
Breaking: A law enforcement source says authorities in Washington Co are investigating a shooting in Burton.— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) May 2, 2021
No other details available. @AndyKBTX is headed to the scene.
The victim has been flown here to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan. ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/nTLlPy7uzk
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