Temple Man Arrested in Aggravated Assault Case
Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly shot a man during a home invasion in January.
20-year-old Patrick O’Neal Johnson of Hearne was arrested in Bryan Monday. According to police, Johnson and another man knocked on the door of a home in the 500 block of North 6th Street in Temple on January 25 and forced their way inside when the residents answered. The two men then displayed a shotgun and a handgun and forced the residents into a room and demanded money and valuables.
During the robbery, one of the suspects shot a 23-year-old man several times before the two robbers fled the scene. Police have not released the identity of the injured man or the other suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS.