Two arrested for attempted murder in Wimberley

The Hays County Sheriff's Office has arrested two individuals for conspiracy to murder. 20-year-old Nevaada Lexus Morgan of Santa Fe and 19-year-old Steven Michael Ertel of WImberley are both currently in custody at the Hays County Jail awaiting magistration.

According to the sheriff's office, a victim was lured by the suspects to a residence on Mount Sharp Road in Wimberley on Friday, November 30, 2018 around 7 p.m. to meet with Nevaada Morgan. While the victim was at the residence, both Morgan and Ertel were armed with knives and engaging in behavior that led the victim to believe his life was in danger. 

The victim fled the residence and immediately called 911. A subsequent investigation by deputies uncovered evidence which showed that Morgan and Ertel conspired to murder the victim.