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Investigation Ongoing into Shooting Death


By Teresa Holloway
Messenger Reporter
PALESTINE – Investigators with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a shooting death reported at 8:50 p.m. on Dec. 23.
Deputies and investigators arrived at the 500 block of ACR 350 and found a 19 year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head.
According to the press release, several individuals were present when the shooting occurred.
Paramedics attempted to revive the victim and he was transported to Palestine Regional Medical Center, then to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler where he was pronounced deceased.
The investigation will continue and the case will be submitted to the Anderson County District Attorney’s office for Grand Jury review, according to the Sheriff’s Department.