One hospitalized after shooting at Scotland Park Motel

Chadwick Smith was arrested on August 5, 2022.
Chadwick Smith was arrested on August 5, 2022.(Wichita County Jail)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 9:41 AM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Wichita Falls Police Department responded to a shooting on Friday around 2 a.m.

Officers were reportedly sent to the Scotland Park Motel on Central Freeway and found a man had been shot in the hip. Police said the suspected shooter, 48-year-old Chadwick Smith, was still at the scene and in possession of the gun.

Witnesses allegedly told police that Smith and the victim were arguing because Smith had told the victim to leave the property. Officers were reportedly told that Smith lives at the motel and works for the owner.

Police said a physical altercation happened before Smith shot the victim in the hip. The victim was reportedly taken to United Regional with a non-life threatening injury.

Smith was reportedly arrested for aggravated assault, and he remains jailed on a $50,000 bond as of Friday at 10:45 a.m.

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