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Parker County Sheriff January 31, 2011 Press Release

February 7, 2011 by Anonymous

January 31, 2011.

Larry Fowler
Parker County Sheriff

PRESS RELEASE

Parker County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a man Friday, January 28, 2011, in connection with a shooting.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the incident occurred in the 1400 block of Ranger Highway around 7:30 p.m.
The suspect, identified as Stephen Mark Johnson, 56, of Weatherford, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after witnesses reported he shot an 18-year-old male victim during a verbal dispute.
Witnesses also told Sheriff’s investigators the suspect and victim were acquaintances wand had been drinking when Johnson grew aggravated with a female on scene. The victim attempted to diffuse the situation by telling the suspect to calm down when he shot the victim in the left hand.
The weapon, a .25 semi-automatic handgun, was taken into evidence by Sheriff’s deputies.
The victim was treated at a Fort Worth hospital. Johnson’s bond was set at $50,000. As of Monday afternoon, he remained incarcerated at the Parker County Jail.
Sheriff Fowler said the case will be filed with the Parker County District Attorney’s Office for consideration of prosecution.

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