Incident Summary:

03/07/2018: An assailant opened fire on a woman in her vehicle leaving a Shell station near I-10 and Grand Parkway in Katy, Texas, United States. The woman was injured in the assault. Nicholas D'Agostino, who had previously ranted on Facebook "about female motorists and how incompetent they are and that their sole purpose is to give birth to male children," claimed responsibility for the incident.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred near I-10 and Grand Parkway.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Female Civilian
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Male supremacists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 1
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Nicholas D'Agostino charged in alleged multiple shooting incidents, investigators say," ABC 13 KTRK-TV (Houston), March 11, 2019.
"He shot at five women on the road — because he thinks only men should drive, Texas cops say," Star-Telegram, August 24, 2018.