Aggravated assault — Lt. Rickey Wheeler of the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said in a prepared statement, the office’s investigation of an assault led to an arrest for two felonies. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Highway 11 just east of Sherman on Aug. 7 to investigate an attempted shooting. A man had called the authorities to report that his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend tried to shoot him.
The man told officers that he went to the man’s house with his ex-girlfriend just after midnight to have a conversation with her new boyfriend. The man said he went into the house and got as far as the kitchen before the man opened fire on him with two handguns
Wheeler said investigators determined about seven shots were fired, but the shooter missed every time. The victim told police he ran out of the home’s back door and got into his vehicle. Sheriff’s office investigators found spent shell casing, bullet holes, and two handguns at the scene, consistent with the victim’s report. Investigators then discovered “about a quarter pound” of marijuana and some illegal drug paraphernalia. Deputies arrested the suspected gunman for possession of marijuana and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Unauthorized use of a vehicle — Police were dispatched to a store in the 1800 block of Loy Lake Road on the afternoon of August 8 to investigate the theft of a vehicle there. The woman who called police reported that someone she knows drove away in her car without her permission. Police made a report of unauthorized use of a vehicle.
Assault — A concerned citizen called police to a home in the 1600 block of West Lamar Street just after midnight on Aug. 7. The caller told police there was disturbance inside a nearby house. Police investigated and discovered that a fight had taken place there. According to police reports, officers determined that a woman at the home had assaulted a male member of her family. Police arrested the woman and took her to the Grayson County Jail.