Tyler police identify suspect in shooting incident

Tyler police identify suspect in shooting incident
Juan Salinas III (Source: Tyler Police Department)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Detectives with the Tyler Police Department have identified the suspect in a shooting incident that occurred near the intersection of Canton Street and Ardmore Avenue early Sunday morning.

According to a press release, the suspect has been identified as Juan Salinas III, 23, of Tyler. Police have obtained warrants for Salinas for aggravated assault - family violence, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and evading arrest/detention.

Tyler police officers responded to a report of a shooting at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday. When TPD officers got to the area near the intersection of Canton Street and Ardmore Avenue, they found a woman suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound, a previous press release stated.

Anyone with any information on Salinas is urged to call the Tyler Police Department at (903) 531-1000 or Tyler-Smith County Crime Stoppers at (903) 597-2833.

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