Shooting lands 1 Marion County man in hospital, another in jail - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Shooting lands 1 Marion County man in hospital, another in jail

BOOKED: Prentis Earl Smith II, 39, of Marion County, Texas, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Source: Marion County, Texas, Sheriff's Office) BOOKED: Prentis Earl Smith II, 39, of Marion County, Texas, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Source: Marion County, Texas, Sheriff's Office)
Fredrick Wayne Thomas, 28, of Marion County, Texas, was flown to a Shreveport hospital after being found suffering from gunshot wounds the morning of May 7 in a house on Farm-to-Market Road 2683. (Source: Marion County, Texas, Sheriff's Office) Fredrick Wayne Thomas, 28, of Marion County, Texas, was flown to a Shreveport hospital after being found suffering from gunshot wounds the morning of May 7 in a house on Farm-to-Market Road 2683. (Source: Marion County, Texas, Sheriff's Office)
MARION COUNTY, TX (KSLA) -

An East Texas gunshot victim is being treated in a Shreveport hospital.

And the East Texas man suspected of shooting him is in jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Authorities found 28-year-old Fredrick Wayne Thomas suffering from gunshot wounds Monday morning in a house on Farm-to-Market Road 2683 in the northeastern part of the county.

The Marion County man was flown by helicopter to a Shreveport hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

The discovery was made after first responders were asked to make a welfare check and possible ambulance call at the residence, the Marion County Sheriff's Office reports.

Now 39-year-old Prentis Earl Smith II, also of Marion County, remains in the Marion County Jail in Jefferson, Texas.

His bonds total $175,000.

Smith was arraigned Tuesday morning by Justice of the Peace Lena Pope.

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