NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a 37-year-old woman Thursday morning in connection to allegations that she shot the father of her child in the stomach with a .22-caliber pistol.
A press release stated that the woman confronted the victim after she received a phone call from a relative who claimed to have information that the man had sexually assaulted a child that was related to the family.
Jaime Davis was booked in to the Nacogdoches County Jail on a first-degree felony aggravated assault-family violence charge.
According to the press release, NCSO deputes were dispatched to County Road 914 at about 9 a.m. Thursday in reference to a shooting incident that had just occurred. When they got to the scene, they found that the victim had been shot once in the stomach with a .22-caliber pistol, the press release stated.
The man was transported to an area hospital, where he underwent surgery and is currently in ICU.
"Investigators arrived on scene and found that there had been a total of five shots that were fired and that the victim was struck one time," the press release stated. "Investigators found that Davis and the victim both have had an ongoing relationship together for several years. They also have a child together."
The press release stated that Davis received a call that the victim had sexually assaulted a relative. However, the information had not been reported to law enforcement at the time of the shooting, the press release stated.
"Davis went to the residence and confronted the victim in the front yard and shot him one time," the press release stated.
According to the press release, the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office is investigating the sexual assault allegation.