LIVINGSTON, October 21, 2015 - Sheriff's Office Issues Press Release on Recent Scenic Loop Shooting. The following is a press releas from the Polk County Sheriff's Office:
Polk County Sheriff Kenneth Hammack reports detectives responded to two shooting incidents at Newman Cabin’s located on FM 3277 with both incidents involving the same persons. October 19, 2015, at 6:11 pm, Newman Cabin resident 74 year old Conrad Peak reported that he was assaulted and shot a victim later identified as 37 year old Lynn Langley also a resident of the cabins.
Detectives discovered that Peak and Langley had an altercation earlier in the day and days before over Langley’s dog urinating and defecating to close to Peaks cabin. During the altercation Peak reported he was assaulted by Langley by forcing him to the ground and over the hood of Peaks vehicle causing pain to Peaks arm prompting Peak to retrieve a 22 pistol with a round of rat shot from his pants pocket shooting Langley in the face.
Langley retreated and was later found by detectives for questioning and observed to have obtained only minor injuries. Langley requested no criminal charges be filed in the shooting and signed appropriate paperwork indicating his request to detectives. The matter was further investigated and being transferred to a grand jury at this time.
October 20, 2015 at 1:14 pm, Conrad Peak reported another shooting at the same location reporting that he again shot Lynn Langley.
Detectives discovered that Peak was setting on his porch when Langley approached his cabin with his dog at which time Peak pulled a 38 caliber pistol he was suspected of borrowing from a neighbor shooting Langley in the right side torso area. Langley was transported by PHi Air Medical Helicopter to Conroe Regional Medical Center with serious injuries
Detectives interviewed Peak at the scene then again at the sheriff’s office where detectives determined there was no provoked threat or attacked made by Langley to justify the shooting. Conrad Peak was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and booked into the Polk County Jail where he is being held on a $10,000.00 bond issued by JP 1 Darrell Longino.
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