2 East Texans hospitalized after early morning shooting
POSTED: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 8:53am
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 12:27pm
Palestine, Texas (KETK) — The Palestine Police Department are investigating an shooting that left two men wounded Wednesday morning.
At approximately 5:45 a.m., police responded to the 1500 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard on reports of an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Upon arrival, officers saw two men lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. The victims said the shooting occurred at a nearby residence.
Officers were able to call out to the residents at the suspected location and have them come out of the house without incident.
EMS responded to the scene and took both victims to a Palestine hospital before being transferred to a Tyler medical center.
One man was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.