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Deputies arrest man for allegedly shooting person in face

Posted at 3:00 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 16:00:51-04

HAMILTON COUNTY, TX — A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting a victim in the face and fleeing the scene.

Hunter Tyson was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a 2nd degree felony.

On Friday, August 21, 2020 Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on FM 932 Hamilton County, Texas in reference to a male subject being shot in the head.

Investigators learned Hunter Tyson had shot a victim in the face with a handgun and fled the scene, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

During a cooperative investigation with the Texas Rangers, probable cause was established and a felony arrest warrant was issued for Tyson‘s arrest.

Tyson was later located residence within Hamilton County and taken into custody.

He remains in custody at the Falls County Jail awaiting magistration.