A 39-year-old man was allegedly assaulted while walking down Lamar Street Saturday morning. He was reportedly sustained an injury to one side of his face, above his eye, according to police reports.
Sulphur Springs police were called to the hospital late Saturday morning regarding the alleged assault. The 39-year-old was reportedly walking to work on Lamar Street when a man drove up in a white car, stopped, got out and sprayed the man pedestrian with pepper spray. The alleged assailant then reportedly shot an air pistol 11-12 times at him, striking him above one eye, before leaving, according to offense reports.
Police are investigating the case, recorded as aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. No arrest had been made in connection with the case as of Monday morning, according to police reports.