UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas — The Upshur County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide near Big Sandy.
According to the UCSO, deputies responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of Juniper Road at about 10:50 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies found 18-year-old Jonathon Christopher Johnson with a gunshot wound.
He was quickly transported to the hospital where he died.
The sheriff's office says the shooting was caused by a drug deal that had gone bad.
Authorities have not announced a suspect in the case. However, the case is being forwarded to a grand jury for review.