A Navasota man has been charged with aggravated assault after an altercation last week.
30-year-old Jason Darel Lowery, of Navasota, was charged with second-degree felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
According to the Navasota Police Department, officers were called out to Magnolia Plaza just before midnight last Wednesday, in response to a physical disturbance. Officers arrived to find a crowd of around 50 people standing near the south parking lot on Doris Street. A man was seen on the sidewalk with a large wound on the right side of his face, and blood on his face and shirt.
Witnesses said that Lowery hit the victim in the head with a handgun, rendering the man unconscious. The victim was taken to St. Joseph's in Navasota with non-life threatening injuries. Lowery has been taken into custody.
Police also arrested 38-year-old Frederick Erin Thomas, of Victoria, at the scene for unlawful carrying of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor.