SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Smith County Sheriff's Office deputy received a severe laceration when he was shoved through a window while trying to apprehend a suspect.
The sheriff's office says one man is in custody in connection with the incident.
About 6:30 p.m. Monday, deputies responded to the 19200 block of Rocky Lane to locate Tyler Shane Kennedy, who had an outstanding warrant for endangering a child.
The sheriff's office says that just moments after they arrived, Kennedy began fighting with deputies.
During the incident, Deputy Joshua Cox was injured when he was shoved through a window. Cox received a severe laceration to his left wrist and palm area.
Deputies had to use a tourniquet to control the bleeding. Cox was then transported to a hospital.
Kennedy was booked into the Smith County Jail on the outstanding warrant.
Detectives also obtained an arrest warrant for Kennedy for aggravated assault on a public servant. That warrant was signed by Judge Jack Skeen Jr. with bond set at $750,000.
The sheriff's office says Cox was treated and later released from the hospital.