A bounty hunter shot and killed a 24-year-old wanted man in Texas Monday night, in response to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted {that a} “fugitive recovery agent (bounty hunter)” was looking for an individual wanted for felony home violence who tried to flee in a car at an house complicated in Houston and “may have attempted to strike the agent.”

“The agent [bounty hunter] fired a weapon striking the subject,” Gonzalez wrote. “The subject was pronounced deceased on scene.”

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(Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez (Harris County Sheriff’s Office))

The bounty hunter had discovered the man driving in the house complicated’s parking zone and he blocked in the car because it pulled as much as a locked exit gate, the sheriff mentioned. 

The bounty hunter obtained out of his automobile, pointed a gun on the wanted man, and fired into the car because it drove in reverse, in response to Gonzalez.

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An grownup feminine and an toddler have been in the automobile on the time of the incident. 

The deceased man was described as a Hispanic male. Authorities have but to disclose the id of the deceased man or the bounty hunter. 

The sheriff mentioned the investigation is ongoing and the case will likely be referred to a Harris County Grand Jury.