Houston crime: Man accused of shooting his uncle following fight

One man is facing charges after being accused of shooting his uncle early Sunday morning, authorities said. 

22-year-old Eric Jackson is charged with aggravated assault of a family member. 

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Authorities said they were called out to the 5900 block of Easter around 4:30 a.m.

When authorities arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound, and he was later taken to the hospital. 

Eric Dewayne Jackson

Eric Dewayne Jackson

Authorities detained Jackson at the scene. 

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It was later learned that the victim was Jackson's uncle.

Officials said both men were involved in a fight when Jackson produced a firearm and shot the victim. 

Jackson was taken to the Harris County Jail and booked.