|Photo courtesy of the Houston Chronicle.|
A gunman opened fire on the Heights office of one of the state's most powerful lawmakers early Thursday, spraying the stately wood structure with bullets but not injuring anyone.
Whitmire said his staff noticed the Yale Street office had been damaged when they arrived Thursday morning and first blamed the overnight storms.When a maintenance worker tried to stop a leak on the side of the house, they realized it was a bullet hole, then discovered several others.
"When you look at the damage, and start tracing it, there are bullet holes here in the office, and at least four slugs... a couple of them ricocheted around," Whitmire said, adding that police told they believe the bullets had been shot from an AR-15 rifle. "There are bullet slugs everywhere. One lodged in a framed picture. It's pretty amazing."
The Houston Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating the incident.
The building was empty so there were no injuries.
Sounds like certain less liberal Texans are trying to send a message to me.
Of course if this were the work of Muslims it would be considered terrorism and the authorities would leave no stone unturned, but since it is likely the work of white people, it will just be excused as some good old boys blowing off a little steam.