after midnight the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a
shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Waterstone Court, Montgomery,
Texas. The 911 caller, Rachel Butler
advised that her husband, Jason Butler had shot her in the chest and then shot
himself in the head in the driveway of their residence.
Deputies and Detectives arrival, they learned from Rachel Butler that the
couple were at a high school reunion in Houston, Texas that evening. Sometime during the evening, a verbal
altercation occurred between the couple that turned physical on the way home
from the reunion. Once they arrived
home, the altercation continued, at which time Jason Butler retrieved a firearm
from his vehicle and then shot Rachel Butler one time in the chest. According to Rachel Butler, Jason Butler then
shot himself in the head in the front driveway of the residence.
and Jason Butler, have two small children who did not witness the
incident. Rachel Butler was transported
to Conroe Regional Hospital where she is in stable, but serious condition. Jason Butler was transported to the
Montgomery County Forensics Center pending autopsy.
If you have any
information about this shooting or this incident, please contact the Montgomery
County Sheriff’s Office 936-760-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867)
and refer to case#17A342595.
Lieutenant Scott Spencer
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office