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A weak cool front worked into the area this morning that Reinforced the nice dry weather we've had lately. Another front due in Wednesday. By Friday models show an upper Low moving into the region but the airmass looks to dry for rain at this time with system but with ...
Man shot at party in Jasper
JASPER - One man is in the hospital and another was taken to jail following a shooting Wednesday in Jasper.
According to police, the shooting occurred shortly after 3 a.m. at a home in the 3000 block of East Childers Street. Investigators say there was a party going on when a fight broke out.
Police say a 34-year-old Ricky Mitchell left the party, but later returned and tried to force his way into the home. That's when, investigators say, Mitchell and another man began to struggle over a shotgun.
Mitchell was shot in the shoulder when the gun went off. He was flown by medical helicopter to a Houston hospital.
The other man was arrested and is expected to be charged with aggravated assault.
This story comes to us through our media partnership with KJAS Radio in Jasper.