Arrests Made in Tri-State Motel Shooting

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TEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department has arrested Casey Paul-Aaron Williams, 21, of Garland City, Arkansas and Correy Paul Anthony Williams, 25, of Texarkana, Texas for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for their part in a shooting that occurred at the Tri-State Motel on November 11.

The men, who are brothers, are currently being held in the Bi-State Jail. Casey Williams’ bond has been set at $100,000. Correy Williams’ bond has been set at $75,000. He was also arrested on a probation violation warrant for Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Violence. No bond has been set on the probation violation charge.

Officers were dispatched to the Tri-State Motel in the 800 block of West Seventh at 11:57 a.m. on November 11 to the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they were told that a 38-year-old victim had already been transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. According to witnesses, a confrontation occurred inside the motel room between the victim, Casey Williams, and Correy Williams. After two men ran from the room, Casey Williams returned shortly afterwards with a gun and fired several shots. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest area. He underwent surgery that afternoon. Although his injuries were serious, he is expected to survive.

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Correy Williams was arrested after he was released from the hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound. It is believed that he was shot in Texarkana Arkansas shortly after his involvement in the Tri-State Motel shooting.

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