At about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Harris County deputies said they were doing a welfare check at a home in the 20500 block of Atascocita Shores after a woman called for help.
When deputies arrived, they spotted Daniel Mackey armed with a rifle and holding a woman.
After an hours-long standoff and trying to negotiate with Mackey, authorities went into the home at the sound of multiple gunshots. Mackey was taken into custody and the woman was rushed to the hospital to undergo surgery.
In an update from Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the woman is recovering from her injuries and is in stable condition.
Update to incident at Atascocita Shores Dr: suspect has been identified as Daniel Mackey (8-13-68). Charges of Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Assault of a Police Officer have been filed. Mackey is in the Harris County Jail. The female victim is recovering from her injuries https://t.co/SgAE3XtpeL— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) October 20, 2021
Neighbors tell ABC13 Mackey moved into the home six months ago and property records confirm he purchased the house in April.
It's unclear what led up to the incident, but Gonzalez said it is believed Mackey and the woman were dating. Mackey has now been charged with aggravated assault and aggravated assault of a police officer.
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