Suspected drunken driver shot twice after pulling into RV park in Highlands

HIGHLANDS, Texas – A suspected drunken driver was shot in the chest Thursday after pulling over in a mobile home park in Highlands.

Deputies said the man was seen driving along South Main on a rim before he pulled in front of an RV at the Hunter's RV Park in the 600 block of South Main. 

The owner heard a commotion and went outside, police said.

The owner told deputies that the driver attacked him, so he pulled out a gun and shot him twice in the chest.

He was flown to the hospital, investigators said.

The RV owner was not arrested.

Deputies said the shooting was self-defense.