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08/10/05 - Lilbert

Accused Shooter Turns Himself In

by Jessica Cervantez

A Nacogdoches County man has turned himself in to authorities after allegedly fleeing the scene from a shooting Monday evening.

Lester Mallord is being charged with aggravated assault. Mallord is accused of shooting his father-in-law, Melvin Wortham, in the chest.

This all happened after a family disturbance out in the small community of Lilbert, near Cushing.

 Mallord's wife said the shooting was an accident.

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