Mineral Wells Area News

Shooting Suspect Booked In County Jail

Shooting Suspect Booked In County Jail
November 14
15:41 2022

18-year-old George Luis Soria, Jr. was booked into the Palo Pinto County Jail on charges of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon today, November 14.

Mineral Wells Police Department issued a statement regarding an early morning shooting that occurred in the 1500 block of SE 18th Street. The statement indicated a white female in her 30’s had been shot multiple times and MWPD had apprehended the suspect.

“The suspect was located and detained until a warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon could be obtained,”said Police Chief Dean Sullivan.

The status of the victim is unknown at this time and MWPD’s
press Release did not identify the suspect.

MWAN spoke to the Judge today at the County Courthouse and confirmed the identity of the shooter to be Soria.

Soria awaits arraignment in Palo Pinto County Jail. County records indicate he was indicted in October of 2022 for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and also has a previous arrest in May of 2022 for Criminal Trespassing.

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