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Man arrested in Van Zandt Co. for allegedly shooting at a Canton man

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John Michael Miller Jr. John Michael Miller Jr.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY (KYTX) - Van Zandt County man wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after firing several rounds from a handgun at a Canton man.

Van Zandt County Sheriff's deputies arrested 28-year-old John Michael Miller Jr. of Canton just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 21st at Interstate 20 and State Highway 64.

Miller was wanted on a Van Zandt County Sheriff's warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after Miller allegedly fired several rounds from a 9mm handgun at a Canton man in the 13000 block of Highway 64 on the evening of August 20th near Canton.

At the time of Miller's arrest deputies recovered a quantity of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia in addition to ballistic body armor, illegal weapons, criminal instruments, and suspected stolen property.

Miller was taken to the Van Zandt County jail where he remains under a $50,000 bond.

The incident is still under investigation and the Sheriff's Office anticipates the filing of additional charges.

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