LEAGUE CITY — A man who arrived home Tuesday night and found someone in his garage was shot at as he tailed the would-be burglar, police said.
At about 9:45 p.m. the owner of a house in the 1500 block of Tahoe Court was pulling into his garage when he saw a man who had grabbed the homeowner’s weed trimmer, police said.
The homeowner told police the man dropped the weed trimmer and jumped into a black Lincoln MKS.
The homeowner followed the man and called 911. As he was on the phone with police, the homeowner said that the intruder fired four shots at his car.
The homeowner was not hit.
League City police swarmed the area and found a car that matched the homeowner’s description near Big League Dreams Parkway and the Interstate 45 South feeder road.
Officers reported seeing the driver of the Lincoln toss several items out the car window.
Among them was a handgun, League City Police Department spokeswoman Reagan Pena said.
Police stopped the vehicle.
The driver, Ryan Olmos, 22, of League City was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence.
He was being held on bonds totaling $225,000.
Pena said other charges were pending.
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