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One Man Arrested For Home Invasion and Assault Investigation

By John Elizondo

GATESVILLE - A man is accused of home invasion and assaulting another man. The incident occurred late September 2nd at a home off 2100 Waco Street in Gatesville.

A man and woman were asleep when three men and a woman pried open the back door. The woman was taken into another part of the house and the man was assaulted by the intruders, who clamed the victim owed them money.

One of the men beat the man with a chain wrapped around his hand which inflicted injuries that needed to be treated at a hospital.  The victim told police he thought he knew one of the men that beat him.

Aldo Lira, 22, was charged with engaging in organized criminal activity and burglary of a habitation to commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

Police say the woman involved has been identified and there is a warrant for her arrest but she has not been found. The other two men remain unidentified.

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