SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide just outside of Tyler.
According the sheriff's office, deputies responded to a call at an apartment building in the 5800 block of County Road 382 Sunday morning. When deputies arrived at the home, they found a man dead with a gunshot wound in the doorway to one of the apartments.
Deputies did not find any other victims.
After obtaining a warrant, Smith County Sheriff's Investigators and the Crime Scene Unit began collected evidence from the scene.
The sheriff's office has not identified the victim, but did say he was a Hispanic man in his 30s. Sheriff Smith says he was the lone person who lived in the complex.
"Right now it's a who-done-it homicide. You know that type of deal where we don't just have a body out here with a smoking gun or anything of that nature," Sheriff Larry Smith said. "They got a head start on us obviously because we can tell that from the scene here. We've got people out here in the community gathering information and hope to get a break on it."
Anyone with information on the homicide is urged to call the Smith County Sheriff's Office at (903) 566-6600.