Sheriff's Office investigators need the public's help in obtaining any information on the person or persons who discharged a firearm at the Muslim American Society - Katy Center (MAS) Mosque.
According to reports from HCSO, on Monday, January 14, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., deputies assigned to the west district 4 patrol responded to a criminal mischief call at 1800 Baker Rd in the Katy area.
An employee of the Mosque at the address above told deputies a contractor's truck parked in the lot and the exterior of the Mosque were struck by gunfire from the roadway.
The vehicle was found to have a bullet hole in the windshield, and the Mosque's front wall was also struck by a round.
Mosque employees believe the incident took place sometime early Monday morning around 3:00 a.m., but was not discovered until yesterday afternoon.
The still photo (below) from the surveillance video is the only evidence being released by investigators. The make and model of the vehicle is undetermined.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Violent Crimes unit at 713-274-9100.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org. Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.