CANTON — Van Zandt County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Michael Miller Jr., 28, Canton, just after 9:00 Wednesday night at I-20 and State Highway 64. Miller was wanted on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after Miller allegedly fired several rounds from a 9mm handgun at a Canton man the previous evening. Upon arrest, deputies recovered meth and drug paraphernalia in addition to ballistic body armor, illegal weapons and suspected stolen property. Miller was taken to the Van Zandt County jail where he remains under a $50,000 bond. The incident is still under investigation and the Sheriff’s Office anticipates the filing of additional charges.
Shooting Suspect Apprehended