Second suspect charged in Texas college campus shooting

Raquel Erhard – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Houston, TX, United States (4E) – A 22-year-old second suspect in the shooting at the Lone Star College North Harris campus in Houston, Texas has been charged Thursday.

According to KTRK, Trey Foster, who is not yet in custody, is facing charges of two counts of aggravated assault.

The 22-year-old Carlton Berry, the other culprit, has also been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Court documents stated Foster and Berry, who is a student at the college, were walking together Tuesday around 12:19 p.m. when another male student, Jody Neal, bumped into Foster and that started the altercation.

Berry told investigators that he and Foster saw Neal again a few minutes later and the argument continued, before Foster starting shooting at Neal.

Authorities said Berry, Neal and a maintenance man, 69-year-old Bobby Cliburn, were all injured during the incident and they are still being treated in the hospital. Neal is recovering from shots sustained to the leg and abdomen.

The documents also confirmed that Neal’s description of Foster and Berry matched surveillance video from the campus.

Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia said they still searching for the weapon.

Anyone with information about the gun is asked to call Crime Stoppers or contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Berry is scheduled to appear in court on January 30.

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