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Police make arrest after shots fired in downtown Tyler

TYLER, October 11, 2013--On October 10, at approximately 11:40 p.m., the Tyler Police Department received several calls regarding gun shots in the downtown area. Several officers near the square also heard the gunshots and immediately began searching the area. 

Within minutes, officers located several subjects they believed were involved. An investigation revealed that one of the subjects was in possession of a firearm and was responsible for firing the weapon moments earlier. The individual was arrested for Discharging a Firearm within City Limits and transported to the Smith County Jail. 

A thorough search of the area was conducted and no one was found to have been injured as a result of the incident.           

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