Stephen Jones Death – How did Stephen Jones die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes
Stephen Jones Cause of death – What happened?
- Date of death: May 10, 2021
- Death Age: -year-old
- Cause of Death : SHOT DEAD
Jeffrey Nicholas, 28, shot and killed Concho County deputies Stephen Jones and Samuel Leonard, and critically injured city employee Ronnie Winans when the deputies ‘made contact’ with him while they were responding to a complaint of unruly, Texas Department of Public Safety officials say.
The gunman who allegedly murdered two central Texas deputies who was furious that they had come into his yard to catch an unruly dog, a witness claimed.
The deputies were trying to catch the animals, one of which had bitten someone earlier that day, when a dog ran into Nicholas’ yard.
David Hutchings, a city employee who helps with animal control told the San Angelo Standard-Times that Nicholas told Jones and Leonard to ‘get off his property’ and that he ‘has civil rights’ before warning that he would shoot.
Sgt. Justin Baker, of the Texas Department of Public Safety said that the deputies, along with Winans, had arrived at Nicholas’ home shortly after 8:40 p.m. when, he said, ‘an altercation occurred and quickly escalated to gunfire.’
Witnesses heard around 9 or 10 gunshots at the property in the city of Eden, which is about 210 miles southwest of Dallas. A standoff then lasted for approximately 30 minutes, a witness told KTXS.
Both Leonard, a married father, and Jones, also married, were killed.
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