Garrett Hunt Wiki – Biography
Garrett Hunt had been picked up by his mother from his father’s home earlier that morning, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by KWTX. A motive for the shooting remains unknown.
According to McNamara, Garrett was a student at Riesel High School. Since news of his death, members of the community have come together to help his grieving family.
“Garrett was a well rounded young man. Very respectful and a hard worker. Those that knew him are very saddened at his sudden loss,” states a Facebook post by the restaurant The Tipsy Lion Bar & Grill, which set up a donation bucket for funeral expenses. “Any bit helps.”
Garrett Hunt Age
Garrett Hunt has died at the age of 17-years-old.
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Cause of Death
Garrett had been picked up by his mother from his father’s home earlier that morning, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by KWTX. A motive for the shooting remains unknown.
“At this point, we don’t have a motive. We don’t know what happened. We don’t know what led up to this,” McNamara said. “It’s a big mystery, and that’s what we’re trying to determine. What caused this? We just don’t know at this point.”
The teen’s body was found after a passerby saw Hunt’s white minivan parked on the side of the road shortly before 8 a.m. and called Riesel police.
When officers responded to the scene, they found the minivan running with its doors closed and windows rolled up, according to the affidavit. Inside they found Garrett dead of multiple gunshot wounds. They also found multiple .40 caliber cartridge cases on the driver’s side floor and a .40 caliber pistol and a spare magazine. No one else was inside the minivan.
A Texas teacher is accused of shooting her teenage son to death in her minivan as she drove him to school Monday morning.
Elementary school teacher Sarah Elizabeth Hunt, 39, is charged with murder in connection with the death of Garrett Hunt, 17, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said during a press conference Monday.
Hunt is a first-year teacher at Lake Air Montessori Magnet School, where she taught fifth grade social studies and science, KWTX reports. She had previously worked for the Andrews Independent School District.
Jail records show she is behind bars in McLennan County Jail on a $500,000 bond, according to jail records. Attorney information was not available Wednesday.
The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a high school student was shot to death by his mother in Riesel Monday.
During a press conference, the sheriff’s office said around 7:53 AM, Riesel PD received a call that there was an individual in a vehicle on E Frederick Rd east of Riesel that was unresponsive.
Further investigation determined that the individual had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim was identified as Garrett Hunt, a 17-year-old high school student at Riesel High School.
The investigation revealed he was on his way to school and he had been shot multiple times by his mother, 39-year-old Sarah Hunt.
Sarah Hunt was arrested and will be charged with murder after being picked up walking into Riesel after the incident.
The investigation is continuing and Sarah Hunt was transported to McLennan County Jail. Her bond is set at $500,000.