Saturday night shooting reported in Kilgore


KILGORE (KYTX) - Investigators at the scene of the shooting near Kilgore have confirmed one person is dead.

The shooting happened around 5 this evening in the 1100 block of Highway 31.

Gregg County deputies say a juvenile is involved in the shooting, and 45-year-old James Carson Smith was shot and killed.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.


KILGORE (KYTX) - Kilgore police, EMS and Gregg County sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a reported shooting, according to sheriff's Chief Deputy Chuck Willeford.

Willeford says the incident happened at a structure near the intersection of Texas 31 and Texas 42, about a mile north of downtown.

CBS 19 has a crew headed to the scene and will post details as they become available.


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