Man found dead
CROSBY, Texas – One man was found dead and another man is in custody after a fatal shooting Friday afternoon in northeast Harris County, deputies said.
According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide investigators, there was a verbal altercation around 5 p.m. at a residence, located in the 13000 block of Bohemian Hall Road.
During the altercation, the suspect, Mickey Johnston, 33, threatened the victim, Bruce Wagner, 48 with a sword, investigators said. Wagner pulled a handgun and warned Johnston to drop his weapon.
The victim then fired a warning shot into the air, deputies said. Johnston then retreated into his home and returned with a rifle.
The suspect then approached Wagner again and opened fire, investigators said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Johnston faces a murder charge stemming from the fatal shooting and remains in custody at this time, deputies said.