Update: Name released in fatal officer involved shooting

CASS COUNTY (KYTX) - The man killed in a fatal deputy involved shooting in Bloomberg Sunday morning has been identified as 33-year-old Charles Jones Jr., according to Cass County Chief, Roy Barker.

Barker said, around 11:00 Sunday morning, deputy Johnny Bailey responded to Country Road 4915 to server felony warrants on Barker. The charges ranged from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a family member, and impeding breath. The charges were filed out of Ward County in Monahans, Texas.

The sheriff's office isn't releasing any details which led up the shooting, however, Barker said the deputy has been placed on administrative leave. Begin placed on leave isn't necessarily a sign of fault, however it's department policy whenever a shooting such as this happens, the deputy is placed on leave.


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