Assault charge filed
against man for shooting Relative
Raul De Leon
after midnight, Sunday morning August 6th, 2017 La Porte Police
Department (LPPD) Patrol Officers were dispatched to 2040 Sens Road, La Porte
Texas for a report of gunshots being fired in the area. When officers arrived
they found the victim laying in the road with two apparent gunshot wounds. The
victim was quickly transported to the Hospital by La Porte Emergency Medical
Services for the treatment of his injuries. The suspect had left the scene, only
to be captured a short time later by LPPD Patrol Officers.
suspect, Raul De Leon of La Porte, Texas shot his step-son in law during an
argument. He then fled the scene and was captured by La Porte Police a short
distance from the assault location, where he was arrested for suspicion of aggravated
assault with a firearm.
contacted the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, who accepted the charge
of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. De Leon failed to post his $40,000 bond
and was transferred by LPPD to the Harris County Jail.