Lufkin man shot, person of interest in custody

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 4:22pm

Lufkin, TX — The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a shooting in Lufkin off FM 1475. According to the victim's cousin, two men pulled up in a black truck, fought with the victim, shot him and then left.

Angelina County Investigator Bart Riley has identified the shooting victim as James Durham Jr. Durham was taken by ambulance to Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin. Earlier this year Durham allegedly burned his mother's home down with a meth lab. Narcotics Sgt. Allen Hill is on the scene investigating.

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office has a person of interest in custody in the shooting of James Durham Jr., according to Investigator Bart Riley.

The person of interest in James Durham's shooting has been named as James Brent Shires, according to ACSO investigator Bart Riley.

Get full details of this story as it develops.



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