Man arrested after assault

Deandre Okokhere. Photo Source: Gregg County
Deandre Okokhere. Photo Source: Gregg County

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On September 16, 2010 at around 6:29 p.m., Longview Officers were dispatched to 211 Davis Street for a report that an assault had just occurred.

Officers and Longview Fire Department/EMS arrived and found that 59-year-old Gary Austin had been assaulted with a wooden board inside his residence by a person he knew as "DJ". Austin was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries by paramedics.

Officers located "DJ" and identified him as Deandre Okokhere. Okokhere was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and booked into the Gregg County Jail.