Houston Co. Sheriff: Grapeland man who fired shots at family surrenders

Michael Jeremy Pennington (Source: Facebook)
Michael Jeremy Pennington (Source: Facebook)

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Grapeland man wanted for allegedly firing shots at one of his family members Sunday turned himself into authorities Monday morning.

Michael Jeremy Pennington is still being held in the Houston County Jail on felony aggravated assault charge, along with a capias warrant for revocation of probation.

Houston County Chief Deputy G.P Shearer and a HCSO lieutenant went to Pennington's home Monday morning and talked to his father. They made arrangements for Pennington to turn himself in to authorities.

Shearer said Pennington was delivered to the Houston County Jail at approximately 12:23 p.m.

Pennington was the subject of a man hunt in the Grapeland area Sunday. At the time, he was considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities obtained a warrant for his arrest after he allegedly fired shots at a family member and his or her car. He was last spotted Sunday in the 5000 block of FM 227.

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