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Man critically wounded in Alba Golden shooting

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On Sunday, July 1st at about 7:30 p.m. deputies from the Wood County Sheriff's Department answered a report of a gunshot wound at 468 CR 2950. Terry Lange, 18, was found inside a pickup truck, bleeding as a result of a gunshot wound.

Teddy Graham Jr. and Terry Lange were driving in the area of FM 779 and FM 17 in the Alba/Golden area when subjects known as Douglas Wayne McBride, 38, and Charles Pope "Chip" Weissert, 38, fired several shots at the pickup Graham and Lange were in then fled the scene.

Graham drove to the residence of his stepmother who is a nurse and the sheriff's office was called. Lange was air lifted to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler where he was listed in critical condition.

Lt. Miles Tucker is investigating the shooting and is looking for Weissert and McBride. Warrants have been issued for both suspects by Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Alice Tomerlin.

If you have any information related to this case, please call the Wood County Sheriff's Department at 903-763-2201 or Wood County Crime Stoppers at 903-763-CASH

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2009 16:11  

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