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By Chris Edwards
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Jama WiseJama WiseWOODVILLE – A suspect in a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 4, was taken into custody the same day, according to Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford.

According to Weatherford, deputies with the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting that occurred at a scene along County Road 4470 (MLK), at approximately 5:44 p.m. on Tuesday. The deputies were told that the victim had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the neck, face, torso and buttocks, according to Weatherford.

When the deputies arrived, they were able to locate and take Jama Dalee Wise, a 46-year-old Hillister resident, into custody without incident.

Weatherford said a crime scene was established around the area before search warrants were executed on the residence and on a vehicle.

“During a search of the crime scene, deputies and investigators were able to recover physical evidence along with multiple witness statements,” Weatherford said.

Wise was booked into the Tyler County Jail where he was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and according to Weatherford, is awaiting magistration.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

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