HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Deputy Constable Justin Gay has been transferred from the Hermann Hospital Red Duke Institute to a Concealed Rehabilitation Center.Nearly two weeks ago
Deputy Gay was shot 7 times by a suspect he was trying to arrest.Deputy Gay has a difficult road ahead of him
during his rehab therapy.This incident has had a monetary effect on his family.The department is hosting a BBQ fundraiser for Deputy Gay on
December 6, 2017, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Captivated Cypress Ballroom situated at 12603 Louetta Road, Cypress, Texas 77429. Citizens wishing to donate by mail may mail your contribution to 18482 Kuykendaul Roadway
, # 191, Spring, Tx 77379. Please have actually checks constructed out to Deputy Justin Gay.The man jailed in the shooting of Deputy Gay made his very first look in court two weeks ago.Constantine Argyrion is accuseded of attempted capital murder.Investigators state Argyrion opened fire on Deputy Gay, wounding him six times at point blank variety.
“When you’re shot that lot of times at that close quarters, I can inform you, the man upstairs was keeping an eye out for Deputy Gay, “states Pct. 4 Constable Mark Herman.The young deputy constable
had been reacting to a domestic disturbance at a northwest Harris County home after a female had actually gotten in touch with 911 about her adult boy. Next-door neighbors state Argyrion’s moms and dads were fed up with the 38-year-old man who coped with them but didn’t work.After Argyrion’s daddy died, neighbors say the mom lastly put her boy out of your house, and he didn’t take that well.Constable Herman states Argyrion dealt with the deputy and was even controlled with a stun gadget.
“At which time, the suspect spun over with a weapon in hand and just started firing, “discusses Constable Herman.The deputy constable
was shot in the legs and groin. Fellow police officers quickly arrived.”They ended up tying tourniquets around his
legs to stop the bleeding, probably conserved his life, “includes Constable Herman.Deputy Constable Gay was taken by Life Flight medical helicopter to Memorial Hermann Healthcare facility in stable condition.Argyrion was recorded within an hour of the reported shooting
.”Actually, among the constable’s office canines discovered the suspect behind the church,” describes Constable Herman.”
He engaged the canine and the canine won, bit him pretty well. We needed to take the suspect to the hospital.”Constable Herman
says domestic disturbance calls are amongst the most hazardous.
“Policing has changed a lot in the last 10 years,” suggests Constable Herman.” You rarely found out about individuals running from the cops, combating the police, shooting the cops. We have it almost every day out here.”
Argyrion was also in difficulty back in 1999 when he was charged with drug possession.Deputy Constable Gay has a long
road to healing. Both of his kneecaps were shattered by bullets. He’s just been on the force for 2 years and he was just recently married.