FORT BEND COUNTY (FOX 26) - Fort Bend County deputies say the gunman in Monday night's double shooting in Cinco Ranch sat for hours in the neighborhood, waiting for his victim to come home.
The shooting happened in the 5000 block of Moss Garden Lane shortly after 9pm. Investigators say 28 year old Wilson Ferrer was angry about a relationship that had broken up months ago. He went to the home of former girlfriend, 40 year old Xylia Castillo, shot and wounded her, and then shot and killed 40 year old Joshua Long, a man Castillo only recently had been dating.
Next door neighbor Rebecca Hall says she came out into her back yard to try and help Castillo, but almost became a victim herself.
"From my perspective it was a woman screaming bloody murder for her life," Hall said several hours after the incident, still shaken by what had happened. "I was going 'Don't do this. It's not worth it. We're calling the cops' and then next thing I know I see a muzzle of gunfire coming at me.
Luckily, the bullet missed Hall, and Ferrer then fled the scene. Deputies spent at least the next 6 hours looking for him while Ferrer was apparently hiding successfully in the neighborhood.
Ferrer turned the gun on himself when deputies discovered he had come back to the scene of the crime.