Shooting leaves one man in critical condition and another in jail

Published on Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:29 - Written by

BY KENNETH DEAN

kdean@tylerpaper.com

 

A Wednesday afternoon shooting in Palestine has left one man in critical condition and another man in jail charged in the crime. 

Palestine Police Lt. James Muniz said officers responded to Palestine Regional Medical Center about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday after emergency staff reported a man with a gunshot wound to the chest was being treated. 

Muniz said the department also receieved a 911 call advising the shooting took place in the 100 block of West Huffsmith Street and officers were sent to the location. 

Muniz said upon his arrival at the hospital he learned 26-year-old Brandon Lee Lively was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest and was being trasported to a Tyler hosptial where he reamins listed in critical but stable condition.

Muniuz said detectives on the scene of the shooting were able to gather information leading to the arrest of Justin Edward Anderson, 24.

Muniz said the shooting occured at Anderson's home, but he offered no information as to what sparked the shooting.

Anderson has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is being held in the Anderson County Jail.