Grimes County deputies investigating shooting near Bedias

Deputies were notified around 3:30 p.m. of the shooting on County Road 117 near Highway 90.
The victim was rushed to a hospital but his condition is unknown.
The victim was rushed to a hospital but his condition is unknown.(KBTX Photo by Donnie Tuggle)
Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 7:13 PM CST
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BEDIAS, Texas (KBTX) - The Grimes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon near Bedias.

Deputies were notified of the shooting at 3:16 p.m. by a resident in the 3000 block of County Road 117 north of Bedias near highway 90. The caller reported that a man came to her door who claimed to have been shot and seeking help.

The victim was found and determined to have injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. The victim, 53-year-old David Mayo, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan for treatment and is in stable condition according to law enforcement.

According to law enforcement, Mayo named his roommate, 45-year-old Daniel Hunter as the shooter. A warrant was issued for Hunter’s arrest and he has been booked into Grimes County jail where he is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Law enforcement believes they’ve recovered the weapon used in the shooting after a search warrant was executed at Mayo’s and Hunter’s residence.

We’ll update this story as more details become available.

The police chief in Navasota says this shooting is not related to the shooting incident on Highway 6, according to the Navasota Examiner.