Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: An isolated shower or thunderstorm remains possible in the hot and humid air this Saturday, the 4th. Same for Sunday...although NOT a wash-out either day!
LONGVIEW (December 5, 2012)--An East Texas man was charged after lighter fluid was used to set his sleeping roommate on fire following an argument, police said.
Jeremy Kellum of Longview was in the Gregg County Jail Wednesday charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury.
His bond was set at $250,000.
Raymond Hellwig suffered second-degree leg burns Saturday after lighter fluid was poured on his pants and set on fire, police said.
He was taken to a Longview hospital, and then transferred to the burn unit of Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
A Parkland spokeswoman says Hellwig was in fair condition Wednesday.
Police didn't immediately release further details on why the men argued.