TX Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — CDC officials announced Thursday that a case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed at the Joint Base San Antonio Lackland.

The patient, who was quarantined at JBSAL, was officially diagnosed with the disease that first originated in Wuhan, China.

The individual is currently isolated and receiving medical care at a designated hospital nearby, reports KSAT.

The CDC previously said hospitals across San Antonio and the nation have a plan in place in case of a coronavirus diagnosis.

Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

Fort Hancock TX Fire Chief Manuel Galindo Jr Killed In Fire Truck Rollover Ejection Crash

FORT HANCOCK, TX. (THECOUNT) — Manuel Galindo Jr, Fire Chief of the Fort Hancock Fire Department, in Hudspeth County, Texas, has died in an on-duty crash Wednesday night.

Galindo, 71, was killed in a rollover crash Wednesday night while operating a fire department truck.

According to the Texas Highway Patrol, the chief was operating a fire truck on State Highway 20, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle lost control and rolled over.

Galindo was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.

Galindo was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is a breaking story. More details as they become available.


Geo quick facts: Fort Hancock is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,750 at the 2010 census. Fort Hancock is situated on the Mexico–United States border, across from El Porvenir, Chihuahua – Wikipedia.

KY Man Dewayne Bowman ID’d As Suspect Shot Dead At Grand Prairie TX Budget Suites Wednesday Morning

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Dewayne Brian Bowman, of London, Kentucky, has been identified as the man fatally shot by Grand Prairie, Texas, police while wielding a knife at an extended-stay hotel early Wednesday morning.

Bowman, 30, who was residing at the Budget Suites, in Grand Prairie, was fatally shot by police while displaying a knife and refusing deputy commands Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers arrived to the Budget Suites, located at, 1050 N Hwy 360 in Grand Prairie, after receiving multiple reports of a man with a knife assaulting at least one person and chasing a security guard around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials say, Bowman approached officers “in a threatening manner,” when he was fatally shot by police.

Bowman was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Further details about the shooting were not immediately available, reports DallasNews.

Bowman’s last known address was at the Kenwood Health and Rehabilitation in Richmond, Kentucky.

The shooting remains under investigation and the officers involved were placed on administrative leave as is standard procedure.


Geo quick facts: Grand Prairie is a city in Dallas County, Tarrant County, and Ellis County, Texas, in the United States. It is part of the Mid-Cities region in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It has a population of 175,396 according to the 2010 census, making it the fifteenth most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.

Grisly Azle TX Triple-Homicide Monday Following Red Oak Circle Welfare Check

AZLE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Three people were found dead in a home near Azle, a small city west of Fort Worth, in an apparent Monday murder-suicide.

The grisly discovery was made following a welfare check at 1513 Red Oak Circle, an upscale neighborhood near Eagle Mountain Lake.

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office said they got a call from a family member of the people who lived at the house around 3:00 p.m. saying they were concerned they hadn’t heard from them in the last 24 hours, reports DFWCBS.

When deputies arrived, they found two men and one woman dead of apparent gunshot injuries.

All three had been shot to death.

At least two of them lived at the home. Authorities have not officially disclosed any details on the victims’ relationships at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office also wouldn’t say if any victims’ gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

“We’re not releasing any information related to the gunshot wounds at this time since it is an active investigation,” said David McClelland of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. “Looking at any possible situation and scenario that might be there as it relates to the evidence that we have.”

Investigators are looking at all possibilities when it comes to suspects, but they said they don’t believe there is an outstanding threat to the public.

The investigation is ongoing as of Tuesday morning.


Geo quick facts: Azle is a small city west of Fort Worth in Parker and Tarrant Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,947. Azle is the home of the Azle Marching Green Pride marching band and the Fighting Azle Hornets – Wikipedia.

FL Man Herb Burey ID’d As Victim In Sunday Double-Fatal Big Cypress Motorcycle Crash

COLLIER COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Hubert Burey of Florida, has been identified as the victim in a double-fatal motorcycle crash in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Collier County on Sunday afternoon.

Burey, 42, and another individual, were killed after their motorcycle made contact with a pickup truck in Big Cypress on Sunday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Burey, 42, was operating a motorcycle with a passenger at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Burns Road when the fatal crash occurred.

Brian Marshall Jones, 43 of Ochopee, was operating a National Park Service law enforcement branded Dodge Ram when he pulled in front of the motorcycle while traveling east on U.S. 41, according to troopers.

Burey and his passenger were transported to area hospitals where they were both pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

His passenger has not yet been identified by authorities because next of kin notification is pending, reports NaplesNews.

The pickup had a trailer attached and was a National Park Service law enforcement vehicle, according to FHP.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Collier County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 321,520. Its county seat is East Naples, where the county offices were moved from Everglades City in 1962 – Wikipedia.

Tyler TX Woman Debbie ‘Sunshine Gr’ Bryant Arrested After Shoots Husband Allen Ferguson In Head Tuesday

TYLER, TX. (THECOUNT) — Tyler, TX woman, Debbie Ann Bryant, has been identified as the suspect arrested after shooting her husband, Allen Ferguson, in the head, Tuesday morning.

Ferguson, 58, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition, after he was shot by “Sunshine Gr” Bryant, 55, in a Maxwell Drive residence on Tuesday.

According to Tyler police, officers responded to a call of shots fired at 617 Maxwell Drive around 7:44 a.m. Tuesday. Police were contacted by Bryant who said that her husband had been shot.

Upon arrival, officers found Ferguson suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Bryant later confessed to shooting her husband.

Ferguson was transported by EMS to UT Health and is in critical condition, reports CBS19.

Bryant was arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail on a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She has a bond set at $250,000.

Via Sunshine Gr Facebook:

“Let’s act like adults here I do love Allen and I well from this day forward show him respect and loyal and I expect the same from him I know y’all secrets and for saying that I well contue to cover my back and watch my ass”

The investigation remains ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Tyler is a city in eastern Texas. It’s known as a center for rose cultivation. In season, thousands of rose bushes line the manicured grounds of the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. The Tyler Rose Museum explores the history of the city’s annual Texas Rose Festival. Housed in an 1859 mansion set in landscaped LeGrand Park, the Goodman Museum features antique furnishings and Civil War–era medical artifacts – wikipedia.

Shooting Reported Texas A&M University-Commerce Monday At Least 2 Dead ‘Pride Rock Residence Hall’

DALLAS, TX. (THECOUNT) — Two people are dead and another person has been transported to an area hospital, following a shooting at Texas A&M University-Commerce Pride Rock Residence Hall on Monday, according to university officials.

All three people suffered gunshot injuries, two of them fatal, officials said.

A shelter-in-place was lifted after being in place for about two hours, but the dorm and surrounding areas remain blocked off, reports KHOU.

All classes have been canceled for the rest of Monday at the Commerce campus.

Officers are stationed throughout the campus and those displaced by the investigation can go to Rayburn Student Center in the meantime, officials said.

Counselors will also be available at the student center for anyone who would like assistance.

Pride Rock Residence Hall is a three-story residence hall open to first-year students.

Authorities have not said whether a suspect is in custody yet.


Geo quick facts: Dallas, a modern metropolis in north Texas, is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. The sleek Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture – wikipedia.

Corpus Christi Police Officer Dead Another Injured After Struck By Vehicle Overnight

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX. (THECOUNT) — A pair of Corpus Christi police officers were struck by a vehicle and we are now learning one of them died Friday night.

One officer was killed after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop along State Highway 358, according to Saturday morning reports.

Lieutenant Michael Peña with the Corpus Christi Police Department says two officers pulled over a vehicle along South Padre Island Drive near Carroll Lane.

Three CCPD units were at the scene and during the traffic stop, one of the units was hit by a passing vehicle injuring two officers, reports WFAA.

Both officers were transported to area hospitals, where one was pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the collision.

The surviving officer’s condition was stable as of 11:40 p.m.

Lt. Peña also said they do have one person detained, but have not released any names at this point.


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.

Bodies Of Missing ‘Pappy’s Pride’ TX Fishermen Antonio Robles Raymond Herrera Found Friday

GALVESTON COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Missing Galveston fishermen, Antonio Robles and Raymond Herrera, have been found dead, according to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.

The bodies of Robles, 44, Herrera, 56, were reported missing more than two weeks after the fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride and the tanker Bow Fortune collided in fog.

The sheriff’s office recovered the bodies from inside Pappy’s Pride, which had gone keel-up during the crash, between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Friday, reports KHOU.

Robles was from Pharr, Texas, near McAllen, and Herrera listed a Texas City address, officials said.


Geo quick facts: Galveston County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas, located along the Gulf Coast adjacent to Galveston Bay. As of the 2010 U.S. Decennial Census, the population was 291,309 – Wikipedia.

Emergency Lockdown Issued Lone Star College Kingwood TX

KINGWOOD, TX. (THECOUNT) — Students at the Lone Star College campus in Kingwood are on an emergency lockdown.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez sent a tweet saying there is an emergency alert, and said students have been told to go into the nearest room and lock the doors.

Lone Star College emphasized the importance in a tweet, saying it is not a drill and is to be taken seriously, reports ABC13.

Gonzalez said there are no reports of casualties at this time, and an active scene will secure the entire campus.

After arriving on the scene, Gonzalez said there are no signs of an active shooter for now.

He advised students on campus to stay in place and listen for law enforcement commands.

He said officers will escort students to a staging area, and they can then leave campus.

It is unclear at this time what prompted the lockdown.


Geo quick facts: Kingwood is a 14,000 acre master-planned community located in northeast Houston, Texas, United States. The majority of the community is located in Harris County with a small portion in Montgomery County – Wikipedia.