Man arrested for assault with deadly weapon charge

Published on Saturday, 7 June 2014 00:31 - Written by From Staff Reports

Guillermo Flores Jr. turned himself in to the Tyler Police Department about 5 p.m. Friday and was arrested on an outstanding aggravated assault with a deadly weapon warrant and taken to the Smith County Jail.

According to Lt. Billy W. Yates, Flores was wanted in connection with shots fired about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Taco Bell at 7425 S. Broadway Ave.

Witnesses stated that a male, later identified as Flores, fired several rounds from a pistol toward Joseph Gilliam.

Once officers arrived on the scene, they discovered Flores and Gilliam were involved in a verbal altercation, Yates said.

The altercation led to shots being fired. No one was injured during the shooting, and Flores left before the officers’ arrival.

Bond was set at $250,000.