Suspect charged with shooting Conroe student

STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS - A college student from Conroe remains in ICU in North Texas after being shot in the face earlier this week.

Jamie Richards, 19, appears to have been the victim of “mistaken identity over drug-related issues,” according to Stephenville police.

Shawn Patrick Layton, 26, is charged with aggravated assault in the case. 

Police say Layton went to the apartment complex to shoot someone else, but mistakenly knocked on Richards’ door.”

Richards remains in critical condition at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.

 

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