Police: Suspect Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Wichita Falls, Texas - On May 28


, around 10:29 a.m., officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the hospital at 1600 11th Street for a disturbance.

The suspect, 19-year-old Rodney Glenn Sheppard struck the victim with his car door as he fled prior to police arriving on scene.  A security officer for the hospital had to quickly move to avoid also being struck by the vehicle.

At 7:43 p.m. Sheppard was located at a residence in the 1800 block of 7th Street.  Sheppard was arrested on two outstanding warrants for Aggravated Assault-Family Violence and Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant from the incident earlier in the day.

On May 28th, WFPD also sent out an alert about an investigation about a possible Child Abduction that involved Sheppard. However, the child was found safely around 4:52 p.m., and Sheppard was not charged with Abduction.

Sheppard is in custody at the Wichita County Jail on a $100,000 bond.