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31yr-Old Man Shot By Wolfe City Officer While Trying To Breakup A Domestic Dispute

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Jonathan Price, a young black American man has sadly passed away. Jonathan Price, an unarmed Black man, a former Hardin-Simmons University football player was shot & killed by Texas police while breaking up a domestic abuse incident Saturday night at a Kwik Chek gas station on Santa Fe Street in Wolfe City, about 70 miles northeast of Dallas.

The officer who killed Price has been placed on administrative leave. City officials have only posted a brief statement about the shooting.

Jonathan Price ‘raised his hands’ explaining the situation before police tased and shot him once in the chest & twice in the back

Price’s mother, Marcella Louis, says she was in bed when she received a call about the shooting and rushed to the gas station.

The Wolfe City police officer identified as Shaun Lucas has been charged with following the death of Jonathan Pryce.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the officer was booked into the Hunt County Jail in North Texas.

On how the tragic incident happened, Texas Rangers in a statement released yesterday said the officer had responded to a disturbance call for a domestic dispute.

Lucas made contact with Price, who was reportedly involved in the disturbance. Lucas tried to detain Price, who investigators said resisted in a non-threatening posture and began to walk away.

The officer deployed his Taser and then fired at Price who was about walking away. Mr Pryce was rushed to a hospital where he pronounced dead.

City of Wolfe City via their Facebook page confirmed that a shooting occurred in Wolfe City and the officer involved has been placed on Administrative leave pending an investigation of the matter by the Texas Rangers.

On October 3, 2020, an Officer-involved shooting occurred in Wolfe City. The Officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation of this matter by the Texas Rangers. No further information is available for release at this time, As posted on their Facebook Page.

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  1. Derwood Kirby

    October 11, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    Take the firearms away from officers and the death toll will drop exponentially. The ones who who have a dishonest agenda will quit/resign immediately. Also get rid of the Chief’s that hire a certain type of officer. Give them tasers, tear gas, patons etc…no guns because of the abuse

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