Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Department are investigating a shooting incident that left two men injured on Saturday afternoon at a popular recreation area located east of Burkeville.
Officers said deputies, along with other emergency crews were called to the Sabine ATV Park on Highway 63 East shortly before 2:00, when it was reported that the incident had occurred and arrived to find one man suffering from a gunshot wound. However, they also soon learned that another individual had also been injured in the scuffle and taken to the hospital.
Witnesses at the scene reportedly told officers that the incident resulted from an argument about the way someone was driving an ATV in the park.
At last word both men were still undergoing hospital treatment and investigators were still trying to sort out the details.
Newton County Sheriff Billy Rowles said Monday that an investigation had so far revealed that several might have been involved in a fight that broke out at the location and that it was still not clear what happened.