Texarkana Texas Police are reporting that a Texas-side woman was arrested on Thursday morning in connection with a shooting and wounding of a Texarkana man.

Texarkana police have placed into custody 34-year-old Ashley Gearlds who allegedly shot a 61-year-old man in the face following an argument with the man. The incident took place in the 1600 block of W. 16th St. about 8:30 Wednesday night according to the police report. Gearlds is reportedly the victim's girlfriend's daughter.

The TTPD report on its Facebook Page said:

Gearlds, 34, was arrested at the scene, and the weapon she used was found lying in the front yard. She was booked into the Bi-State Jail for Aggravated Assault with a Weapon causing Serious Bodily Injury (Family Violence) and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.


Ashley Gearlds - TTPD
Ashley Gearlds - TTPD

The victim, as yet unnamed, was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.

This case is currently under investigation, if you think you may have any information that may be helpful in this or any other ongoing case, please call the Texarkana Texas Police at 903-798-3116.

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