Brownwood News – According to a press release from the Brown County Sheriff’s Department, on Sunday, January 26, 2020, Brown County deputies responded to a domestic disturbance with reported shots fired.

Deputies arrived and found an adult male with a gunshot wound to his lower back. Deputies learned that the subject that had been shot was actively assaulting his mother. Another family member, a 13 year-old male, shot the subject with a .30-30 cal. rifle because he was fearful that his grandmother was going to be killed. Deputies also learned that the subject that was shot had threatened several members of the family and had threatened to kill a juvenile family member.

The subject that was shot was transported by helicopter to an out of town hospital. No arrests are anticipated, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Department.