Police Searching for Man that Allegedly Shot Man at Texarkana Hotel

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Texarkana, Texas Police are trying to find Michael Jerome Wilkerson after he allegedly shot another man in a hotel room on N. Stateline Avenue early yesterday morning.

Detective Warren Smith obtained a felony warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for Wilkerson after learning that Wilkerson was the shooter.

About 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, officers found a 32 year old man laying in the bushes outside the Magnuson Hotel. He was unconscious and had a gunshot wound to his leg that was losing a lot of blood. The officers immediately applied a tourniquet to try to control the blood loss – it was later learned that the bullet had hit the man’s femoral artery. He is currently in critical condition in the ICU at the hospital.

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If you know where Wilkerson can be found, please call TTPD at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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