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Tyler police investigate aggravated assault

Released by The Tyler Police Department:

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - On 12-13-2011 at approximately 10:54 pm, Tyler Police Officers responded to an Aggravated Assault call in the 300 block of Frank Ave. 

At the scene, officers were told that the black male victim (Aaron Thomas) had been shot during an altercation with a Hispanic male (Sergio Loiza).  The subjects had reportedly been arguing in the street then seperated.  The black male approached the hispanic males residence to restart the argument. 

The hispanic male produced a handgun, chasing the black male into the street.  The hispanic male struck the black male in the head with the handgun. 

The handgun was discharged during the ensuing altercation between the two and the black male was shot in the back.  He was treated for a superficial gunshot wound at East Texas Medical Center.  All injuries reported were non life threatening. 


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