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Suspect in Smith County shooting arrested

Rodrick Reece (Source: Smith County Jail) Rodrick Reece (Source: Smith County Jail)

On Wednesday, officials with the Smith County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of the suspect in a shooting in Smith County.

Rodrick Cridell Reece, 19, was arrested in conjunction with a shooting on Thursday on County Road 1113 near Highway 155. Acting on a tip, sheriff's deputies found Reece at a residence on a county road near the crime scene.

Reece was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and felon in possession of a firearm.

The individual who was shot during the incident has been treated and released from a Tyler hospital.

A woman who claims she witnessed the shooting says her ex-boyfriend, Reece, shot his cousin then fled the scene. She says the two men got into an argument and Reece left the property and returned with a gun. 

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