THE HUNT FOR A SHOOTING SUSPECT IN GALVESTON COUNTY!

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Sheriff’s Deputies Investigate a shooting in Bacliff:

Early Tuesday morning Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 4800 blk of 6th st in Bacliff. Upon their arrival they found one individual shot twice, once in the chest and one in the leg.

The victim is identified as Mathew Hodge 27 of Bacliff. Hodge is currently in UTMB hosptial in stable condition.

Witnesses told investigator’s the actor kicked open the door the residence. The victim and the actor went outside when witnesses heard the gun shots.

The motive in the shooting is not clear at this time. Investigators are currently looking for the suspect. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation continues.

Sheriff Henry TrochessetGalveston County Sheriff’s Office