TX Man Shawn Burns ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Longview Fatal Vehicle Shooting

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 greggcountycrimestoppers.org.

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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.

TX Woman Brittany Counts ID’d As Victim In Monday Springtown Triple-Fatal Crash Involving Children

WISE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Brittany Counts, Wyatt Mask, Preslee Mask and an unborn child, have been identified as the victims in a Monday fatal vehicle crash near Parker County, Texas.

Counts, 25, was killed along with her unborn child and the two youths, 7 and 4, in a Monday afternoon vehicle crash near Springtown.

According to reports, Counts was operating a Ford Edge on State Highway 199 in Springtown, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a pickup truck around 12:30 p.m. Monday. The force of the crash sent the Ford into opposing lanes where it was struck by a second pickup truck.

Counts and the children were killed in the crash.

The driver of the second pick-up, 72-year-old Beauford Basped, Jr., of Kennedale, was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Wise County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,127. Its county seat is Decatur. Wise County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan statistical area – Wikipedia.

Carissa Womble & Cole McGiffin ID’d As Victims In Thursday Night Springer OK Head-On Crash

CARTER COUNTY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Carissa M. Womble and Coleman W. McGiffin, have been identified as the drivers killed in a Thursday night vehicle crash in Carter County, Oklahoma.

Womble, 42, and McGiffin, 25, were both killed in a two-vehicle crash near Springer Thursday night.

According to reports, McGiffin was operating a vehicle on State Highway 53E in Springer, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with Womble’s pickup truck.

Three passengers inside Womble’s vehicle were seriously injured in the crash.

McGuffin and Womble, of Garland, Texas, were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Carter County is a county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,557. Its county seat is Ardmore. The county was named for Captain Ben W. Carter, a Cherokee who lived among the Chickasaw. Carter County is part of the Ardmore Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

TX Man Jake Golightly ID’d As Victim In Monday Colorado City Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

MITCHELL COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jake Golightly, from Neches, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Monday fatal vehicle crash in Mitchell County.

Golightly, 22, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Colorado City Monday evening.

According to reports, Darren Heady, 22, was operating a pickup truck on Interstate 20 in Colorado City, when for unknown reasons, when the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then made contact with a guardrail.

Golightly, a passenger in the pickup was ejected along with Heady during the crash.

Heady and a second passenger, Jimmy L. Gonzalez, 25, of Carthage, were both transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Golightly was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Family and friends took to Facebook to remember Golightly:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Mitchell County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 9,403. Its county seat is Colorado City. The county was created in 1876 and organized in 1881. It is named for Asa and Eli Mitchell, two early settlers and soldiers in the Texas Revolution – Wikipedia.

TX Teen Alexis Pree ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Texarkana Fatal Crash

BOWIE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Alexis Pree, of New Boston, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night vehicle crash in Bowie County.

Pree, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Texarkana Thursday night.

According to reports, Pree was operating a vehicle on St. Michael Drive in Texarkana, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around midnight. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over.

Pree, who was ejected during the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Bowie County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,565. Its legal county seat is Boston, though its courthouse is located in New Boston. The county is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo – Wikipedia.

LA Woman Kimberly Cannon ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Dixie Inn Fatal Vehicle Crash

WEBSTER PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Kimberly Cannon, of Shreveport, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Webster Parish.

Cannon, 35, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving two semi-tractors Wednesday night near Dixie Inn.

According to reports, Cannon was operating an SUV on Interstate 20 in Dixie Inn, when a big-rig, operated by Rickey Darden of Parkin Cross, Arkansas, failed to slow and struck the SUV. The force of the collision caused Cannon’s SUV to make contact with another SUV around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. The SUV then rolled over.

Cannon was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Both truck drivers were transported to area hospitals with moderate injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Webster Parish is a parish located in the northwestern section of the U.S. state of Louisiana. The seat of the parish is Minden. As of the 2010 census, the Webster Parish population was 41,207. In 2018, the population estimate was 38,798 – Wikipedia.

Body Found In Temple TX Thursday Night Believed To Be Missing Fort Hood Soldier Elder Fernandes

BELL COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — A body found in Bell County, Texas Thursday night is believed to be that of missing Fort Hood Soldier Elder Fernandes.

Temple Police said late Thursday night that a male body found near railroad tracks west of South 49th Street is likely that of the missing 23-year-old soldier.

Police responded to a call of an unresponsive man. When they arrived, officials determined the victim “had been deceased for some period of time.”

Investigators said identification found at the scene “indicates the victim may be missing Fort Hood Soldier 23-year-old Elder Fernandes.”

Investigators said no forensic confirmation has been made at this time in the investigation.

A cause of death was not provided.

Foul play is not suspected.

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Geo quick facts: Bell County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 310,235. Its county seat is Belton. The county was founded in 1850 and is named for Peter Hansborough Bell, the third governor of Texas – Wikipedia.

Monday Weslaco TX Walmart Shooter ID’d As Marco Antonio Sigala Jr

HIDALGO COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Marco Antonio Sigala Jr has been identified as the suspect in a Monday shooting incident at a Hidalgo County, Texas, Walmart Supercenter.

Sigala, 27, was shot dead by police after displaying a weapon Monday at the Walmart Supercenter in Weslaco around 3 p.m. Monday.

The store is located at, 1310 Texas Blvd N in Weslaco, Texas.

The suspect entered the store while toting a rifle and at last one handgun and wearing all black. He then proceeded to the back of the store where he encountered police.

Police ordered the suspect to drop the rifle, and he complied. But then brandished a handgun and opened fire.

The officers returned fire, fatally wounding Sigala.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Hidalgo County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat is Edinburg and the largest city is McAllen. The county is named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the priest who raised the call for Mexico’s independence from Spain – Wikipedia.

At Least 3 Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement MC Members Dead In Saturday TX Crash Involving DUI Driver

KERR COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — At least three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club have been killed after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in Kerr County, Texas Saturday night.

Three members of the club were killed and nine others injured in a vehicle crash involving a suspected DUI driver near Kerrville, Texas on Saturday.

According to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, at least a dozen members of the club were operating motorcycles on State Highway 16 in Kerrville, when a vehicle struck the group head-on.

Three riders were pronounced dead at the scene – While nine others were transported to area hospitals in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested for several counts of intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault.

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Geo quick facts: Kerr County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 49,625. Its county seat is Kerrville. The county was named by Joshua D. Brown for his fellow Kentucky native, James Kerr, a congressman of the Republic of Texas – Wikipedia.

Undefeated Boxer Travell ‘Black Magic’ Mazion ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Austin Fatal Vehicle Crash

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Travell Mazion, of Del Valle, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Travis County.

Mazion, 24, aka, “Black Magic,” was killed in a vehicle crash near Austin on Wednesday.

The boxer had an undefeated record at the time of this death.

The cause of the crash remains unclear as of Thursday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Travis County is a county in south central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,024,266; the estimated population in 2019 was 1,273,954. It is the fifth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas – Wikipedia.