Officers with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department have obtained a warrant and are seeking a suspect in connection with a shooting that took place on Sunday evening in the Ryall Acres Subdivision on the west side of town.
Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said officers were dispatched to the home of Nicholas and Dana Hauffe on County Road 168 shortly after 10:00 when a disturbance was reported there. Newman said officers arrived to find that Dana Hauffe, 42, had been shot in the leg and was suffering from the injury and that the alleged shooter, Nicholas Hauffe, 32, had apparently fled the scene.
Newman said Dana Hauffe was taken to a hospital where she was treated for her injuries.
According to Newman, officers have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Hauffe and are in the process of trying to find him.
In the meantime, Dana Hauffe is said to be doing well and recovering from her injuries.