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Smith Co. man charged with first degree murder in Tuesday's shooting

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Alex Wesley Jones Alex Wesley Jones

UPDATE: The name of the man killed during this incident is Timothy Matthew Martin, a white male, DOB 10.20.88.


TYLER (KYTX) – At 10:06 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, Smith County Sheriff's Office and Smith County Constables Office, Precinct One, responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Patton Lane.

Arriving on the scene, officers discovered that Alex Wesley Jones, 23, had shot and killed another man as the result of a confrontation.

In the early morning hours of May 22, Jones was charged with first-degree murder and is being held in the Smith County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

The name of the deceased man is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The investigation is ongoing. No additional information is being released at this time.

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