A Sour Lake, TX, man reportedly shot a Hardin County deputy in the face with a crossbow Thursday morning. The deputy shot the man with a duty pistol.

The deputy has been released from the hospital and is recovering according to Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis. He was hit just above the left eye.

The suspect, 38-year-old Taylor Kyle Shackelford, is in stable condition at a local hospital, 12 News reports.

Shackelford is charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer, a
first degree felony.

The incident occurred during a mental health call.

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