Sierra Martin | Managing Editor
On May 8th, 2022, at approximately 3:50 a.m, Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Deputies responded to the 100 block of Forister Ranch Dr. in Dale, Texas, for a report of an aggravated assault with a firearm.
Deputies arrived on the scene and located one male victim, unconscious, with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The suspect Ismael Miguel Barrientos-Gallegos (08/23/1972), escaped from the scene and is currently at large and considered armed and dangerous.
Deputies were able to rescue the male from the property and get him to safety and medical attention. According to the CCSO, several other people were able to escape from the residence and property before law enforcement’s arrival. Deputies were advised that the suspect, Barrientos-Gallegos, was still inside the residence.
Barrientos-Gallegos was reported to be an ex-boyfriend of one of the victims. The Hays County SWAT team was contacted to assist with executing a search warrant. The suspect was not located and is currently at large. According to the CCSO, the suspect has aliases of Pedro Gallegos-Barrientos, Pedro Barrientos-Gallegos and Michael.
Barrientos-Gallegos is to be considered armed and dangerous. If seen, local officials urge you to call 911. Contact the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 512-398-6777 if you have any information on his whereabouts.
This is an active and ongoing investigation, Corridor News will provide updates as they are made available.