GREGG COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — TruShawn Burns, of Longview, Texas, has been identified as the victim found fatally shot Wednesday night inside a vehicle in Gregg County.

‘Shawn’ Burns, 21, was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle near Longview Wednesday night.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1100 block of Bertha Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, Burns was found suffering from apparent gunshot injuries.

Burns was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Before the shooting Burns posted to his Facebook account:

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Burns:

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the case should to contact Longview Police at 903-237-1170 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or online at


Geo quick facts: Gregg County is a county located in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 121,730. Its county seat is Longview. The county is named after John Gregg, a Confederate general killed in action during the American Civil War – Wikipedia.