On April 29, 2019, the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a “Disturbance in Progress with weapons” in the 900 block of Private Road 3784. This call came out at the same time a pursuit was beginning on US69.

Upon arrival, deputies learned that a subject had come to the house in an attempt to confront a person he believed had stolen several items from his residence which included several firearms.

During this time, the suspect exited the residence and a verbal altercation ensued which led to gunshots being exchanged between the two persons. This not only endangered the lives of the persons doing the shooting but also several bystanders in close proximity – one of which was a juvenile female.

The suspects left the residence driving a black Honda Accord.

Investigators with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office questioned those on the scene and processed the crime scene. As of this press release, a subject is in custody on an unrelated warrant and is being questioned in this offense. The names of the suspects have not yet been released.

“As of today the investigation is ongoing and I want to commend the swift and thorough work of the patrol division and criminal investigation division,” said Sheriff Randy Meeks.

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