Man accused of shooting deputy responding to domestic violence call arrested

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of shooting a Harris County Sheriff's Deputy while responding to a domestic violence call is in custody.

The deputy responded to the home on Plantation Tree Court near west Little York on Friday evening.

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Sheriff Ed Gonzalez provides update on man arrested for reportedly shooting deputy



Deputies say Christina Ray's s ex-husband, Brady Joseph Ray, was trying to break into her house before she called authorities.

"He was texting me while I was away. I thought I was only calling the cops for breaking and entering, and then it escalated," Christina said.

When the deputy arrived, he was allegedly met with gunfire from Brady. Investigators say the deputy was shot in his leg.

A neighbor's surveillance camera picked up the sounds of the bullets flying in the middle of the night. About 17 shots could be heard from the video.

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Surveillance camera next door to where a deputy was shot, captures the gunfire.



Shortly after the deputy was shot, another deputy arrived and transported him to Methodist Hospital in Katy. He's in stable condition after receiving surgery.

"Please keep our HCSO deputy in your prayers. He was shot while responding to a call for service. He sustained a gunshot wound to his upper leg and is currently hospitalized," Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted.

After an hours-long search, deputies found and arrested 39-year-old Brady. He has been charged with aggravated assault serious bodily injury, aggravated assault on a police officer and burglary of habitation with intent to commit assault.



Christina told ABC13 that Brady has never been arrested before.

"I recently divorced him and he hasn't taken it well at all despite all my efforts to make this a peaceful divorce," Christina said.

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