Assault victim flown to area hospital with injured jaw is released

A 31-year-old Hood County man who was flown by air ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth after suffering a jaw injury when he was assaulted by another man was treated and released Monday, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Deputies were dispatched to the 2600 block of River View Trail in the River County Acres subdivision, but a suspect has not been apprehended, Rose said. The victim lives in a different subdivision, the lieutenant noted.