NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested an 18-year-old man Thursday afternoon in connection to allegations that he shot another man in the stomach as he was standing on his porch.
According to the arrest affidavit,one of numerous rounds allegedly fired by the suspect broke the living window of a nearby home in the 700 block of First Street while the home owner was there.
Larreke Kemon Jamar Christopher is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a second-degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge and a third-degree felony deadly conduct - discharge of a firearm charge. No bail amount has been set at this time.
According to the arrest affidavit, Nacogdoches PD officers responded to a home in the 700 block of First Street in reference to a 911 call to a gunshot victim. When they arrived on the scene, they found the victim with a gunshot wound to his stomach.
NPD officers later spoke to the victim at the hospital. He told them that a maroon passenger car pulled up to his home while he was standing on the front porch and that he recognized two of the people in the car. One of them was Christopher, and the victim said he saw Christopher fire a pistol at him before he was hit in the stomach area, the press release stated.
The victim told police that after he fell down, he heard additional gun shots, the press release stated. The NPD officer who got the arrest warrant said he found six .40-caliber Winchester spent shell casings lying in the road near the 1200 block of Orton Street.
At the same time as the 911 call about the shooting Nacogdoches PD's dispatch got a call from another home in the 900 block of Arthur Weaver Street. The occupant of the home told police that a bullet broke his living room window, the press release stated.
The officer said in the affidavit that he found the round that broke the window and that it appeared to be a .40-caliber round. In addition, the officer said bullet appeared to have traveled from the area of the 1200 block of Orton Street where the six spent shell casings were found.