A Lufkin man was taken to a local hospital after being shot in the leg during a disturbance. According to a report from the Lufkin Police Department, a warrant has been issued for a man following the shooting that occurred Wednesday night (10/6) on Edwards Street.

Brandon Jaime, 17, of Lufkin, is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lufkin Police say the incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. when Jaime shot a juvenile’s father following a disturbance in a front yard in the 3200 block of Edwards Street.

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The father was reportedly trying to break up a disturbance between Jaime and his son when he was shot.  Jaime’s brother Johan Jaime, 14, was also involved in the disturbance.

The father was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

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Officials report that Jaime and his brother fled the area on foot, but it appears they were picked up in a vehicle shortly after. Because Jaime’s brother did not return home following the incident, his mother reported him as a runaway this morning.

Jaime is described as a 6’ tall, 120-pound Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes Witnesses said he was wearing a camo hoodie with a black hood, jeans, and tennis shoes. His brother is similar in appearance but with longer, curly hair.

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Anyone with information on their location is asked to call the Department at 936-633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at 936-639-TIPS. Crime Stoppers tips can also be submitted online at 639tips.com.

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