Longview Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

Longview Police have arrested 29 year old Kenneth Earl Thomas Jr. in connection with the shooting that occurred at the Kwick Food Mart #2 located at 701 South Eastman Road yesterday afternoon shortly before 1:00 pm.

Thomas fired several rounds at Ronald Tyrone Pace's striking his vehicle as he attempted to flee.  Pace was not injured.

Thomas was arrested on a warrant signed by Precinct #1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson charging him with Aggravated Assault.

Thomas was arrested at the Longview Police Department at 10:00 pm last night and taken to the Gregg County Jail where he remains in custody.

Bond has not yet been set for Thomas.