Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrest suspect accused of fatally hitting man with shovel

CONROE, Texas—A man who allegedly struck a man in the face with a shovel handle, killing him, during an attack on April 27 was arrested Sunday morning, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said.

According to Montgomery County officials, Thomas Lyn Barringer, 26, was arrested around 2 a.m. in the 8300 block of Piney Shores Drive by the MCSO SWAT Team.

Charges are pending. The suspect is in custody.