Man wounded, suspect arrested following shooting in New Braunfels

Victim found wounded inside Gruenewood Villa Apartments

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A 24-year-old man was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 27-year-old man early Wednesday in New Braunfels.

According to police, officers responded to a call for a shooting around 1 a.m. at the Gruenewood Villa Apartments, where they found the victim with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in stable condition.

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The suspect, Colton Hurley Young, of New Braunfels, fled the scene and was located at a gas station around 12:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of FM 725. He was taken into custody without incident, police said.

Young was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing bodily injury. His bond was set at $20,000.

Preliminary results of the investigation reveal that the two men knew each other but a motive has not been released.


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