1 injured, 1 in custody in Houston Co. shooting

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Law enforcement in Houston County have reopened an East Texas highway on Wednesday night, according to TxDOT spokeswoman Rhonda Oaks.

Authorities were investigating a shooting around six miles of South Loop 304.

According to Houston County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy GP Shearer, one person was injured in the shooting on County Road 4505. Sheriff Darrell Bobbitt said one person was taken into custody. Bobbitt said the man shot has been taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso.

Six miles of the road were closed in the area of South Loop 304, south of Crockett.

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