19 year-old male arrested for shooting his uncle in Yoakum

Nineteen-year-old Terano Arkadie was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for shooting his uncle John Strait in Yoakum on Tuesday, December 3 rd .

Yoakum Police Chief Karl Vanslooten said they received a report of a shooting and when the police arrived they found Strait with a bullet wound.

“He was shot in the upper torso, and he was flown to San Antonio. He is recovering at this time. I believe he’s going to be released in the near future. He’s going to make a recovery on us. We are still continuing the investigation. This is an isolated incident and there’s no danger to the public at this time,” said Karl Vanslooten, Yoakum Police Chief.

Arkadie surrendered himself and now he’s being held at the Dewitt County Jail with a $50,000 bond.

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