Suspect arrested following shooting incident

First responders, including members of the Wills Point Police Department, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department and Champion EMS were all dispatched to a local apartment complex Tuesday afternoon in response to reports of an incident involving gunshots and a resident reportedly struck in the lower extremities by a bullet.

According to reports, two males visited a mutual acquaintance at the Royal Lane Apartments located in the northern portion of Wills Point shortly after 1 p.m. Oct. 10.

The situation escalated quickly with an argument turning into a physical confrontation between the two visitors to the apartment, the resident, and a friend of the resident that was on scene at the time of the incident. 

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