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Shooting leaves one victim hospitalized

PALESTINE, August 24, 2017 -- At 2:28pm on 08/23/2017 the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 900 block of ACR 367 in reference to a possible shooting. Deputies arrived and found the victim, a 27 year old male, had been taken to an area hospital. The victim had been shot in the abdomen and was transported to an out of area hospital. The victim is in critical but stable condition. Working with information at the scene, deputies along with Pct. 3 Constable Kim Holliday were able to make the arrest of 3 suspects on ACR 372, which is just a few miles from the shooting scene. 

The investigation is still ongoing. 


The suspects are: 

Leon Mickens of Palestine                   


Aggravated Robbery

$250k bond


Kendric Reeves Palestine                  


Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly weapon           

$250k bond


Jadarrius Clewis  of Palestine              


Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly weapon          

$250k bond


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