Paris man arrested, accused of hitting a man with a truck

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PARIS, TX -- A Paris man is behind bars after police say he hit another man with a vehicle.

Paris Police say 54-year-old Mickey Lee Bates is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Officers say witnesses claim Bates drove a truck into a residence at the Patio Apartments and hit a 66-year-old man twice. Police say the victim, who's name is not being released, was taken to a local hospital. No word on his condition.

Bates is being held in the Lamar County Jail on a $20-thousand dollar bond.