Sayantan Ghose, An Indian-American who allegedly shot at his ex-wife also her husband, leaving her injured while the latter died at their house, has been arrested, police told.
According to the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office, Ghose was detained at a border checkpoint near New Mexico yesterday.
Ghose, 41, has been arrested also charged with murder in the late Wednesday shootings.
His bond was set at $150,000.
The gunfire was reported around 9 pm (local time) at a home in the 700 block of Mayhill Ridge Lane, while an argument between Ghose & the two residents, police told.
According to the League City police, officers discovered the body of 43-year-old Clarence Wayne Harris II, who had been shot many times, lying in the driveway in front of the home.
Police told Amanda Harris, 36, was also found suffering from a gunshot wound & was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
According to the police, Ghose was present during a party at the couple’s home. But at some period of time, they had an argument with him, leading to the shooting.
Amanda, who was shot at twice, was taken to a local hospital and is recovering, the police report stated.
In an affidavit, Amanda told, she called police shortly before 9 pm (local time). She informed police that she was going to make a citizen arrest because of her ex-husband, Ghose, was at her doorstep.
Amanda also affirmed that Ghose had been stalking her for years. Supposedly, she and her husband, both had weapons on them.
The police officer on the line heard her scream, “Get away from my gun!” and then additional screams and shouting in the background. Shots also started to fire off in the background.
Ghose allegedly shot at Amanda’s husband, Wayne, after an argument broke out between them, in front of the home.
The police told in a release that Ghose had already left the house before they could arrive.