CHAOS AT RODEO: Timeline of events

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is charged with evading arrest after reports of shots fired sent the crowd at RodeoHouston into chaos on Wednesday evening. Take a look back at the events as they unfolded:


9:45 p.m. The ABC13 newsroom receives unconfirmed reports of shots fired at RodeoHouston.

10:03 p.m. Rodeo officials acknowledge a "situation" on the grounds and issue a shelter-in-place order for attendees.

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10:04 p.m. Rodeo officials begin to let attendees exit through the west side of the stadium as the investigation continues.

10:13 p.m. Houston police announce that nobody had been injured by gunfire.

10:25 p.m. Investigators interview a person of interest connected to the case and interview witnesses in the vicinity of the shots fired reports.

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10:30 p.m. RodeoHouston officials give the all-clear as authorities continue to investigate.

10:42 p.m. During their investigation, Houston police find no evidence of shots fired.


12:41 p.m. Houston police and RodeoHouston officials announce that a 17-year-old had been arrested and charged with evading arrest following Wednesday night's incident.

Investigators also locate a spent 9 mm shell casing in the carnival area that appeared to be fresh, although no weapon has been recovered.

1:02 p.m. ABC13 confirms the identify of the person of interest in custody as 17-year-old Raymond Colbert.

2:49 p.m. In an email to volunteers, RodeoHouston officials pledge to continue ensuring the safety of guests, exhibitors and volunteers. "If anything needs to be done differently, it will be done today," wrote Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo president and CEO Joel Cowley.

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