Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Harris County sheriff's deputies found the groom shot in the chest outside a home on Anna Green off Queenston and Spencer in northwest Harris County.
The groom was flown to Memorial Hermann hospital. Officials say he is expected to survive.
District 5 units at 16850 Anna Green ST. A groom has been shot on his wedding day. Witnesses not cooperating with responding officers. Groom was lifeflighted in critical condition. Scene is active & detectives are enroute. @HCSOTexas @HCSO_D5Patrol @SheriffEd_HCSO @HCSOPatrol pic.twitter.com/vthYPfFwAJ— Captain J. Shannon (@HCSO_NightShift) August 21, 2020
Deputies noted that witnesses to the shooting were not cooperating, including the bride.
"Three people at the house have been detained so we can get witness statements, Captain John Shannon said.
Investigators believe a person who was invited to the wedding party got into an altercation with the groom. That person then shot the groom and fled the scene, deputies say.
HCSO is still looking for the shooter.
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