From Titus County Sheriff’s Office
TITUS COUNTY, TX – On Thursday afternoon, Titus County Sheriff’s deputies were contacted by investigators from Upshur County investigating a shooting that happened in their county. Investigators were attempting to locate 30 year old Cookville resident, Steven Seth Rosewell, the alleged shooter.
Reportedly sometime during the previous night or early morning hours, Rosewell had shot a female companion causing life threatening injuries after which Rosewell allegedly drove the victim around several hours before dumping her out in Longview near a hospital parking lot.
Upshur County Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Rosewell on the charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a First Degree Felony. They then met with Titus County Sheriff’s Deputies who had located Rosewell barricaded in his Cookville home.
Being surrounded by multiple deputies, Rosewell eventually came out of the residence and was arrested without incident. Steven Seth Rosewell was booked into the Titus County Jail where he awaits arraignment on the felony charge.