Darren Thomas Jr., 29, of Lufkin, has been charged with
aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection to the shooting of
23-year-old Brandon Larue, of Lufkin.
Thomas was taken into custody shortly before noon today.
Larue, who suffered a gunshot wound to the upper chest, was
released from a local hospital yesterday evening. He is expected to make a full
We are only releasing limited details currently to protect
the integrity of the investigation, which is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Department at
936-633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at 936-639-TIPS.