Driver crashes into garage after being startled by gunfire in N. Harris County

Deputies say the driver was startled after hearing gunshots and ended up accelerating, hitting the side of a garage.

September 13, 2013 4:32:47 AM PDT
A driver who crashed into a building in north Harris County last night says he was startled by a neighbor's gunfire, police say.

The driver crashed into the side of a garage at some apartments on Hollow Tree near the North Freeway.

According to deputies, a neighbor stepped out of his home and opened fire on a man who was breaking into his vehicle. A driver happened to be passing by, got scared and hit the gas. That's when he lost control and hit the garage.

No one was hurt. That burglar got away.

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