A semi-automatic handgun was used to shoot a 27-year-old registered Baytown sex offender early in the morning of Dec. 28. The shooting occurred at Tompkins Green Apartments near Massey Tompkins Road.
The victim was identified by authorities as Ricky Germaine Mixon.
Nearby residents, hearing multiple gunshots, ran outside to see Mixon lying in the parking lot of the apartment complex and called 911 to report the incident.
Baytown police officers arrived and Mixon was quickly LifeFlighted to Memorial Hermann Hospital and treated for gunshot wounds to his leg, chest and hand.
He was coherent and able to speak to police officers immediately after the incident.
Mixon registered as a sex offender July 6, 2006 for the sexual assault of a 41-year-old female and is classified as high risk on public record. He updated his record Oct. 4, reporting his address as 302 Grantham Road, Baytown.
Officers reported that the chances of his survival were promising.
The incident surrounding the shooting is still under investigation. ..more.. by BRENDA JOHNSON, email@example.com
Baytown man shot 3 times
A Baytown man was hospitalized Thursday morning after being shot three times.
Residents near 605 Massey Tompkins called 911 around 1:30 a.m. to report that multiple gunshots had been fired and a man was lying in the parking lot of Tompkins Green Apartments.
The man, 27-year-old Ricky Germaine Mixon, had been shot approximately three times. After Baytown Police officers arrived, Mixon was transported by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he was treated for gunshot wounds to the leg, chest and hand.
He had been shot with a semi-automatic handgun. ..more.. by Staff reports