On October 15, 2023 at approximately 9pm Navasota Police Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of West Washington. During the traffic stop, the officer heard several gunshots coming from a convenience store parking lot located in the 500 block of West Washington. Upon arrival, the parking lot was filled with vehicles and close to 100 people.
As officers approached the scene, several persons began to flee in vehicles and on foot. Navasota Police requested assistance and officers from the Grimes County Sheriff Office, Todd Mission Police Department, Grimes County District Attorney’s Office, Grimes County Constable Pct 1, DPS, College Station Police Department, and Texas A&M Police Department.
Three persons drove themselves to the Navasota hospital for minor injuries and were released the same day. Everyone interviewed on scene stated they attended “hood day” prior to the shooting.
Investigators and officers processed the scene for several hours and located multiple spent shell casings and seized 5 firearms.
Anyone with information in reference to this shooting is asked to contact the Navasota Police Investigations Division at (936)825-6124 or Grimes County Crime Stoppers (936)873-2000.