Shooting in Lamar Point under investigation

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- The Lamar County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the community of Lamar Point Tuesday night.

Sheriff Scott Cass says 41 year old Darren Shelton was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Deputies say they got to the home just after 7 P.M. and found a 25 year old man had been shot in the leg. They say Shelton showed up at the victims home with a gun, and after a short struggle between Shelton and the victims step brother shots were fired.

Shelton fled the scene, but was later arrested at his home.

The victim and was taken to PRMC for treatment and later released.