TX Suspect Pavol Vido Accused Of Shooting 4 Including Woman, Deputy, Found Dead

CLEVELAND, TX. (THECOUNT) — Pavol Vido, the Texas man identified as the suspect accused of shooting four people, including a Liberty County sheriff’s deputy, and killing a woman, has been found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Vido, 65, was the subject of a massive manhunt after opening fire at B Dependable Plumbing, in Cleveland, TX, around 7 a.m. Authorities confirmed that he shot himself just after 2 p.m.

Officials say it all started at B Dependable Plumbing on Highway 321, where 65-year-old suspect Pavol Vido waited for two employees and then shot them.

There’s no word on the victim’s current conditions.

B Dependable Plumbing is located at, Texas 321, Cleveland, TX.

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Geo quick facts: Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and Liberty County. The population was 7,954 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

TX Man James Michael Evans ID’d As Victim Fatally Struck By Semi Outside Kilgore Friday

GREGG COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — James Michael Evans, of Kilgore, Texas, has been identified as the victim killed after being struck by a semi-truck on I-20 in Gregg County Friday morning.

Evans, 56, was operating a Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling on Interstate 20, when he exited the vehicle after experiencing mechanical issues before 2 a.m. Friday 1:56 a.m. about a half mile outside Kilgore.

According to officials, Evans and his passenger began pushing the disabled truck.

A semi-truck, driven by 42-year-old William Weimer, traveling westbound struck Evans and his pickup.

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

Neither Weimer, nor the co-driver of the semi-truck were injured in the crash. DPS did not identify the passenger of the Ranger or say if the passenger had suffered injuries, according to CBS19.

The crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Kilgore is a city in Gregg and Rusk counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Texas. Over three-fourths of the city limits is located in Gregg County, the remainder in Rusk County – Wikipedia.

TX Man Koelenzie Mills ID’d As Victim Found Fatally Shot In Amarillo Thursday Tony Price Sought

AMARILLO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Koelenzie Cameron Mills, of Amarillo, Texas, has been identified as the victim found suffering from gunshot wounds Thursday morning in Amarillo.

Koelenzie Mills, 31, was found injured near Amarillo Boulevard and Monroe Street on Thursday after 3 a.m., according to officials.

An Amarillo police officer driving through the area of Amarillo heard shots fired but was able to locate the source. Later, reports of shots fired were received saying a shooting occurred at the Legends After Hours Club on the 600 block of Amarillo Boulevard.

Mills was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The APD Special Crimes Unit is seeking Anthony Laquin Price in connection with the murder, reports NewsChannel10

Price is a 24-year-old black man, who is 5′ 8″ tall and weighs 145 pounds.

Anyone with information on Price’s location is asked to call the APD Special Crimes Unit at (806) 378-9468 or the Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (8060 374-4400.

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Geo quick facts: Amarillo is a city in the Texas Panhandle. It’s a gateway to the vast, trail-lined Palo Duro Canyon State Park. The Cadillac Ranch is an installation of graffiti-decorated cars, partly buried in a field. With art deco and Spanish Revival buildings, the U.S. Route 66–Sixth Street Historic District is a hub for dining and antiques. The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum is dedicated to the famous horse breed – wikipedia.

Body Found In Search For Missing TX A&M-Corpus Christi Student Brandon Rios

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX. (THECOUNT) — A body has been discovered amid the search for missing Texas A&M-Corpus Christi student, Brandon Rios.

Corpus Christi police have located a body in a wooded area near Oso Bay and Halifax Drive. A positive identification of the body has not yet occurred.

Rios, 18, was last seen leaving his home around 7 a.m. Friday, May 3 and was reported missing the following day. Rios is a student at TAMUCC.

The body was found with the assistance of the United States Border Patrol and its K-9 unit.

A search party spent much of Wednesday scanning the trails along the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve looking for signs of Rios, reports KRISTV.

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Geo quick facts: Corpus Christi is a Texas city on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s tucked into a bay and its beaches are sheltered by Padre and Mustang islands. The Padre Island National Seashore is home to migratory birds and endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. The harborfront Texas State Aquarium has touch pools, an aquatic nursery and a shark exhibit. Nearby, a WWII aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, now houses a naval aviation museum – wikipedia.

TX Flood Waters Transport 7-Foot Alligator To Houston Neighborhood Wednesday

HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — A Houston neighborhood received an unwanted invader after a 7-foot alligator was found blocking the street in the Clear Lake area of Houston, TX, on Wednesday morning.

The beast was discovered in the 13000 block of Garden Creek Way, and now police officers and animal control workers are attempting to capture the massive reptile.

Animal control is on the way to help remove the gator and put it back where it belongs, reports ABC13.

According to the Texas Gator Squad, you should expect alligators and other animals to be displaced as waterways swell.

If you encounter a gator, leave it alone. It should find its way home as water recedes.

Geo quick facts: Clear Lake, also known as the Bay Area, is a waterfront residential district that’s home to Space Center Houston, where astronauts give talks and there are hands-on exhibits exploring NASA’s programs and discoveries. Across the area’s namesake lake, the Kemah Boardwalk has retro rides and casual bayside restaurants. Vast wildlife reserve Armand Bayou Nature Center offers guided photo hikes and canoe trips – wikipedia.

TX 8th-Grader Olivia Monteagudo ID’d As Victim In Monday In Winona Double-Murder-Suicide

WINONA, TX. (THECOUNT) — Olivia Monteagudo has been identified as one of three people found shot to death inside a Winona residence Monday afternoon.

A mother, father, and the 8th-grade student of Winona ISD, were found deceased inside their home on the 900-block of Dallas Street following a Monday welfare check.

Officials on scene discovered three individuals suffering from gunshot injuries.

Officials say the deaths are likely a result of a murder-suicide.

All three will be autopsied Tuesday or Wednesday to determined an official cause of death.

Winona ISD became concerned when Monteagudo wasn’t in school Monday morning. After calling the home and receiving no answer, law enforcement went to check on the family, reports myhighplains.

“We did a welfare check and found three deceased individuals inside the residence,” says Sheriff Larry Smith, with the Smith County Sheriff’s office, during a press conference Monday afternoon.

Winona ISD posted on their Facebook:

“Winona ISD is heartbroken by the loss of one of our students today. On Monday, May 6th, Winona ISD was notified that 8th grader Olivia Monteagudo was found deceased in her home.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends during this difficult time. Counselors will be made available for staff and students as needed throughout the week. We are asking that all counselors, youth pastors, and pastors meet in the Middle School Library tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m..

Thank you,
Cody Mize
Superintendent of Schools”

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Geo quick facts: Winona is a town in Smith County, Texas, United States. The population was 576 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Tyler, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

TX Man Michael Brandon Hurlbut ID’d As Victim Found Dead After Swept Away By Hays County Floodwaters

SAN MARCOS, TX. (THECOUNT) — Michael Brandon Hurlbut, of Dripping Springs, Texas, has been identified as the man swept away while operating a vehicle by floodwaters Friday night. He was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s office.

Hurlbut, 55, was reported missing out of the Dripping Springs area Friday evening during severe weather.

According to Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler, Hurlbut was swept away in his car while driving from Highway 150, reports KXAN.

Authorities searched all night but had to suspend their search at midnight. Hurlbut was found Saturday morning a mile from Highway 150, in San Marcos, Hays County, TX.

Geo quick facts: San Marcos is a city in Texas. It’s home to outlet malls and Texas State University, with its 1903 Victorian Gothic–style Old Main building. Downtown’s Historic District includes the restored 1909 Hays County Courthouse. Dick’s Classic Garage Car Museum exhibits vintage vehicles. The city’s green spaces include Rio Vista Park and Sewell Park, both on the San Marcos River, and Five Mile Dam Park on the Blanco River.

TX Suspect Asia Devine Jackson In Custody Over Shooting Of Texas Tech Football Player John Scott III & Woman Saturday

JUNCTION, TX. (THECOUNT) — Asia Devine Jackson, the man wanted in the shooting of Texas Tech University football player, John Scott III, and an unidentified woman, has turned himself in to Lubbock police on Sunday.

Jackson, 24, had been sought on a felony warrant alleging aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting of the 19-year-old redshirt freshman defensive lineman.

Lubbock County Jail records list no attorney for Jackson, who is held without bond.

Police say 911 operators received multiple reports of shots fired at an apartment near the Texas Tech campus about 6 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told officers that an altercation between several people at the apartment complex pool escalated until one man took a gun and opened fire, reports ABC13.

Officers arrived to find Scott seriously wounded. A 19-year-old woman was also wounded.

Scott and the woman were hospitalized. Scott was listed in stable condition Sunday.

According to Texas Tech’s football roster, Scott previously attended Hitchcock High School in Hitchcock.

Geo quick facts: Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,574 at the 2010 census.Wikipedia

TX Victims Jolanda Silbas Edwina King ID’d In Saturday Double-Fatal Houston Crash

HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jolanda Silbas, and Edwina King have been identified as the two people killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a teen driver Saturday afternoon in northwest Harris County, according to officials.

Silbas, 55 and King, 52, were killed in the crash after 2:00 p.m. near TC Jester Boulevard & Fallbrook Drive, in Houston, TX, when a pickup truck collided with another vehicle.

Officials said two of the three occupants in one vehicle died and the third person was left critically injured, reports Click2Houston. The condition of the injured person was not provided by officials.

The 16-year-old, who was driving a pickup truck, was taken to a hospital and is listed in stable condition. That individual has not been named because of age restrictions.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants – wikipedia.

TX Power Plant Worker Jon David Yeager ID’d As Tuesday Luminant Stryker Creek Electrocution Victim

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jon David Yeager has been identified as the Stryker Creek Hydroelectric power plant worker electrocuted on Tuesday.

Yeager, 56, was killed after being electrocuted at the Jacksonville, Texas, Luminant owned power plant Tuesday.

Meranda Cohn, spokesperson for Vistra Energy/LUMINANT, released a statement Tuesday:

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel over the loss of our friend, coworker, and team member. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and all those who loved him,” source.

The plant is located at Farm to Market Rd 347, in Jacksonville, TX.

The OSHA is investigating the fatality.

Geo quick facts: Jacksonville is a city located in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. The population was 14,544 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Jacksonville Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Cherokee County, and part of the larger Tyler–Jacksonville combined statistical area – Wikipedia.