DALE, Texas (KXAN) — The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for a suspect after responding to a shooting in Dale early Sunday morning, according to a department Facebook post.
Deputies responded to the 100 block of Forister Ranch Drive just before 4 a.m. Sunday after reports of an aggravated assault with a firearm.
One man was found unconscious with a life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to receive medical attention. Several other people escaped from the residence before deputies arrived, county officials said.
Police are searching for Ismael Miguel Barrientos-Gallegos, 47, who was deemed a suspect in the shooting. He is said to be an ex-boyfriend of one of the victims, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.
The Hays County SWAT Team helped execute a search warrant, and Gallegos was not found at the residence. He remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous; anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.
For crime tips or questions on the case, call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 512-398-6777.