Texas man breaks into home, shoots ex-wife while children slept nearby

好莱坞人才经理 Chris Huvane 自杀身亡, 42, ‘cut the power to his ex-wife’s house to disable the alarm, then SHOT her four times while their four kids slept nearby just before a custody hearingand brought his girlfriend along

  • Aaron Wright was charged with aggravated assault and burglary in the incident
  • 他的前妻, Andrea Wright, 幸存下来, but will require multiple surgeries
  • The couple divorced two years ago, and had a tumultuous relationship, according to neighbors
  • Andrea Wright had a temporary protective order against him in March, 2020, but was denied an extension
  • Investigators said Aaron Wright may have feared losing custody of their children, 年龄 7, 9, 11 和 13
  • Surveillance footage shows Wright and his girlfriend approaching the home at 3.08am Monday and running away a few minutes later
  • Wright reportedly cut the power to the house, disabling its security before breaking in through a rear window
  • Aaron Wright, 42, is charged with aggravated assault and burglary after he allegedly broke into his ex-wife's home and shot her four times while their four children slept nearby, just hours before they were scheduled to appear at a custody hearing Monday

    Aaron Wright, 42, is charged with aggravated assault and burglary after he allegedly broke into his ex-wife’s home and shot her four times while their four children slept nearby, just hours before they were scheduled to appear at a custody hearing Monday

    一种 德州 man is accused of cutting the power to his ex-wife’s home before breaking in and shooting her four times while their four children slept nearbyjust hours before the pair was scheduled to appear for a custody hearing.

    Surveillance video from around the time of the incident on Monday shows Aaron Wright, 42, walking up to the house at 3.08am before running away a few minutes later.

    The video showed his girlfriend also with him. She hasn’t been named.

    Authorities said that Wright, accompanied by his girlfriend, approached his ex Andrea Wright’s home before he used a power box on the side of the house to shut off the electricitydisabling its alarm before breaking in through a rear window and shooting her.

    射击后, two of the children ran to a neighbor’s house to report what had happened.

    Andrea Wright survived the shooting but will require multiple surgeries, her boyfriend said

    Andrea Wright survived the shooting but will require multiple surgeries, her boyfriend said

    ‘They came over and saw us out here, a daughter and a son, and we took them in the house to protect them from what’s going on,’ a neighbor, Richard Carlson, 告诉 KPRC-TV.

    Aaron and Andrea Wright had been scheduled to appear at a custody hearing Monday for their children, who are aged 7, 9, 11 和 13, and investigators said the father may have feared losing custody over the kids.

    Andrea Wright survived, and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday that she was in stable condition. The children were unharmed.

    一种 Gofundme was set up to help pay for her medical expenses, 和她的男朋友, Jimmy Bolton said that she will need multiple surgeries, KTRK reported.

    Surveillance footage showed Aaron Wright and his girlfriend approaching Andrea Wright's home around the time of the incident, and then running away a few minutes later

    Surveillance footage showed Aaron Wright and his girlfriend approaching Andrea Wright’s home around the time of the incident, and then running away a few minutes later

    Wright allegedly used an electricity box on the side of the house to shut off power in the home to disable its security system before breaking in

    Wright allegedly used an electricity box on the side of the house to shut off power in the home to disable its security system before breaking in

    Andrea Wright's boyfriend, Jimmy Bolton, said she would need multiple surgeries. 'She is going to have a long road to recovery,' he posted on Facebook

    Andrea Wright’s boyfriend, Jimmy Bolton, said she would need multiple surgeries. ‘She is going to have a long road to recovery,’ 他在脸书上发帖

    ‘She is going to have a long road to recovery,’ 他在脸书上发帖, along with photos of Aaron Wright appearing to show up at the house.

    赖特, 与此同时, is charged with aggravated assault and burglary with intent to commit another felony.

    Police said they found and arrested him at 10.30am, but did not specify where.

    The girlfriend has not been named or charged in the case, although authorities said they are investigating, 根据 KTRK.

    After he was released on bond Tuesday, 他说, ‘I would never do anything like that.

    In court on Tuesday Wright’s bail was set at $175,000. He cannot own a firearm, and he was ordered to wear a GPS tracker and stay 200 feet away from his ex-wife, Andrea Wright’s home, 已报告.

    Because Wright appeared to use ‘planningand ‘techniquewhen he broke into the home the judge said she set $100,000 bail for burglary and another $75,000 for aggravated assault.

    The Harris County Sheriff's office recorded three calls to Andrea Wright's home since March regarding Aaron Wright, including for a terroristic threat and a suspicious vehicle. Bolton posted photos of him appearing to show up at the home

    The Harris County Sheriff’s office recorded three calls to Andrea Wright’s home since March regarding Aaron Wright, including for a terroristic threat and a suspicious vehicle. Bolton posted photos of him appearing to show up at the home

    The Harris County Sheriff's office reported at 11.30am Monday that  it had taken Wright into custody

    The Harris County Sheriff’s office reported at 11.30am Monday that it had taken Wright into custody

    Wright's bail was set at $175,000 and he was ordered to wear a GPS tracker and stay 200 feet away from his ex-wife's home

    Wright’s bail was set at $175,000 and he was ordered to wear a GPS tracker and stay 200 feet away from his ex-wife’s home

    After he was released on Tuesday, Aaron Wright denied the shooting, telling KTRK reporter Shelley Childers: ‘I didn’t open fire. I would never do anything around my kids, and I would never do anything like that, ever.

    夫妇, who filed for divorce two years ago, reportedly had a tumultuous relationship, with Andrea Wright getting a temporary protective order against him in March, 2020, 根据记录.

    She tried getting it extended in November, 2020 but it was denied.

    The Harris County Sheriff’s office recorded three calls to her home since March, including for a terroristic threat and a suspicious vehicle, according to KTRK.

    Carlson alleges Aaron Wright had previously broken into his ex-wife’s home shortly after she moved in.

    ‘That’s our judicial system, 很遗憾,’ another neighbor told KTRK. ‘I think there needs to be some changes to keep people like that away from people, 你懂, from her. Her ex-husband, who she knows is a violent person.