KATY, TX — The search is on for the person who fired several shots at
the Muslim American Society-Katy Center Mosque in Katy early Monday
morning, officials said.
Harris County Sheriff's deputies were
called at about 4:30 p.m. to the mosque after an employee at the mosque
discovered that the mosque and a contractor's vehicle had been hit by
Deputies discovered that a truck used by a contractor at
the mosque had a bullet hole in the windshield, and that at least one
bullet had hit the front wall of the mosque.
Mosque employees believe
the incident took place sometime early Monday morning around 3 a.m., but
the damage was not discovered until late Monday afternoon.
Investigators released a photograph from surveillance video that shows a vehicle, but provides little other information.
with information is urged to call the Violent Crimes unit at
713-274-9100. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information
leading to the arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be
reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477).