Three Arrested, Two Wounded in in Rowlett Home Invasion: Police

Police said they three men are in custody in connection with a home invasion burglary in Rowlett, where two of the men were wounded by the homeowner.

Rowlett police said a female caller reported two males entered the home in the 7200 block of Mercurys Road by force and began shooting just before noon. A male homeowner returned gunfire.

The female received non-life-threatening injuries when she dove through a window and ran from the home to escape the shooting. She was treated and released from a local hosptial.

Police said by the time officers arrived the two home invaders ran from the scene.

Shortly after the shooting, police said a man — later identified as 22-year-old Ty Gray — arrived at a hospital seeking medical treatment for a gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to surgery. 

Another man — identified as 31-year-old Joshua Hixson — told Rockwall County Sheriff’s deputies he had been shot at a convenience store. He was transported to a Dallas hospital where he underwent surgery for a gunshot to the torso and arm.

Rowlett police said they arrested Hixson and Gray and charged them with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit felony. Bond for each man was set at $100,000.00.

Police said U.S. Marshals arrested a third man — identified as 32-year-old Brandon Roach — at his Forney home Tuesday in connection with the buglary.

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