Canton Man Shot To Death

Authorities in Van Zandt County continue to search for the culprit in a Monday night murder. Sheriff's Deputies responded to a shooting around 11p.m last night on private road 6130, that's near the First Monday Grounds in Canton. There they found Anthony Paul Bowman, wounded and lying inside a car. Witnesses tell Channel 7 Bowman had been shot in front of his home a few blocks away and a family member was trying to take him to the hospital, but decided to call 911. That family member was not at the scene when police arrived. Bowman was taken to Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, where he later died. If you have any information call Van Zandt County Crimestoppers at 903-567-STOP.

Chris Gibson, reporting