Man arrested for back to back shootings in Aransas Pass and Portland

Aransas Pass Police Officers were sent to Sherwood Forest Dr. for shots fired On Monday, August 6, 2018, at 10:01 p.m. The suspect was gone but officers say a number of rifle rounds had been fired at a residence in the 1900 Block of Sherwood Forest Dr. Some of the rounds struck a vehicle in the area along with an occupied residence. No one was injured in this shooting, and witnesses were able to identify the shooter.

A short while later, APPD learned of a shooting in Portland, Texas. Portland PD was able to locate and arrest the suspect involved in that shooting. The suspect arrested in Portland is the same suspect identified by witnesses in Aransas Pass.

The incident remains an active and open investigation.