HOUSTON The man accused of shooting three people at Lone Star College turned himself in to deputies Thursday evening.
Trey Foster, who s been free on a $50,000 bond since January and was supposed to be wearing an ankle monitor, did not show up for court on Tuesday.
Foster didn t say anything as he walked into the Harris County Jail.
This is not the first time Foster has been on the run.
The 22-year-old fled after he allegedly injured three people during a wild campus shooting because he was angry that someone bumped him in the hallway.
Foster and his friend, Carlton Berry, were walking on campus on January 22 when a man named Jody Neal bumped into him. Foster and Neal argued briefly, then went their separate ways.
Thirty minutes later, Foster, Berry and Neal crossed paths again at the doorway of the Academic Building and the argument flared up again. That is when Foster pulled out a gun and started shooting, according to Harris County Sheriff s deputies.
Neal was shot in the abdomen and the leg. He ran to the library and collapsed.
Bobby Cliburn, a 69-year-old campus maintenance man, was an innocent bystander. He was shot in the leg.
Berry was hit in the hip. He was wearing the same colored shirt as Foster on the day of the shooting so, at first, he was identified as the shooter and arrested. But investigators cleared things up and dismissed all charges against Foster s friend on January 28.
Foster, who was named as the actual shooter, had already skipped town.
The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force tracked Foster to Plano and took him into custody a few days later. KHOU 11 News was the only crew on the scene when the handcuffed suspect returned. The gun was also recovered.
Records show Foster has a criminal history that includes charges of resisting arrest and possession of a prohibited weapon.
Foster s family said he missed court Tuesday because he was being treated for tonsillitis.
Local activist Quanell X said Foster s attorney dropped the ball and that attorney has since been fired.
There was no word on why Foster was not fitted for an ankle monitor, as the court had ordered when he was first arrested.