POSTED: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 5:20pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 5:56pm
rusk county — 5:36 p.m.
According to District Attorney’s Office Investigator William Brown, a man walked up to the animal shelter claiming he had been in an altercation with a man who was chasing a woman.
The man claims he was trying to intervene and was shot during the scuffle. He then drove away, and pulled to the side of Hwy. 259 in front of the animal shelter.
The victim was taken to a local hospital.
Officials tell KETK, the incident happened at around 3:00 p.m.
The investigation is ongoing.
The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a Friday afternoon shooting.
According to a sheriff spokesperson, It happen on Highway 259 South, just outside of Henderson.
KETK also spoke with employees at the Henderson Animal Shelter on Hwy. 259, who say they saw an incident occur in their parking lot.
The animal shelter says they were not involved in any way.
KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.