Tyler man shot outside home; gunman in custody


Tyler, TX (KETK) A Tyler man is recovering after being shot outside of his home late Thursday night. The shooting happened around 9:55 p.m. near the 3500 block of Jan Avenue.

According to police, an 18-year-old male was at home when someone arrived at his front door. Upon answering the door, the victim said a man that he knew was standing at his threshold with a gun.

The two began to fight. During the scuffle, the unidentified gunman opened fire on the victim. The two continued to tussle, causing the gun to go off again wounding the gunman who then ran away into the night. A couple of hours later he was found by police and taken into custody.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. The gunman has not been identified at this time.

KETK will continue to keep you updated as we learn more about this developing story.

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