Austin D. Birdow, 44, is charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of a woman who police say he was dating. The shooting was reported after 5 p.m. on Thursday on Dorrington near Montclair.
The woman, who remains in grave condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center, was walking toward near her red Toyota Camry after leaving her workplace for the night when police say she was approached by a male with a gun.
The man shot the woman during the confrontation.
The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Birdow on Friday.