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Washington County authorities investigating shooting outside Burton store

The victim was flown to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan.
Published: May. 2, 2021 at 5:23 PM CDT
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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.

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