UPDATE: Authorities have released the identity of the man shot Wednesday night near his home as 61-year-old Willie Bennett of Tyler.
Bennett remains in the hospital and is listed as stable.
Police have identified a suspect but is not releasing the name, and no arrests have yet been made.
Smith County Deputies are on the scene of an incident off of Highway 31 west.
Numerous units are on the scene in the 13000 block of CR. 1134 regarding a 911 call.
Upon arrival deputies found a 61-year-old man who had been shot once in the back of the leg by another man on Indian Creek.
Authorities are looking for the suspect currently who is described as a Hispanic man, wearing black pants, black shirt. The suspect is also armed with a handgun.
Witnesses described the vehicle as a 2-door black car.
CBS 19 will provide more information as it becomes available.
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