SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) – Within the wake of a plea for the general public’s assist in discovering a homicide suspect, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Workplace has launched new details about the deadly capturing incident that resulted in an arrest warrant for homicide.
In line with a press launch, the homicide occurred on County Highway 2225 on Saturday. SCSO deputies responded to the scene at 10:40 p.m. Saturday to take a look at a report of a disturbance involving gunshots.
When the deputies received to the scene, they discovered 41-year-old Delvin Deon Bailey, of Heart. He had been fatally shot, the press launch acknowledged.
Through the investigation, authorities realized that earlier Saturday night time, Bailey and Justin Earl Bennett, 41, of Heart, had gotten right into a battle at a celebration that befell on CR 2225.
“Witnesses acknowledged that Bennet left the situation, solely to return an hour later, and the 2 started preventing once more,” the press launch acknowledged. “Witnesses acknowledged that throughout the battle, Bennett allegedly fatally shot Bailey and fled the scene in a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. The automobile has since been recovered.”
A primary-degree felony homicide warrant has been issued for Bennett, the press launch acknowledged.
Bennett is 5-feet-9 inches tall and about 210 kilos. He has black hair and brown eyes, together with tattoos on each forearms, and scars on his left arm and left calf.
Anybody with any info on Bennett’s whereabouts is urged to name the Shelby County Sheriff’s Workplace at (936) 598-5601 or name 9-1-1. The press launch acknowledged that Bennett is taken into account armed and harmful, and he shouldn’t be approached.
“If anybody is discovered to be hindering the apprehension, harboring or concealing, offering or aiding with any technique of avoiding arrest or effecting escape, or warns Bennett of impending discovery or apprehension, will probably be arrested and charged in accordance to Penal Code 38.05 Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution, a Felony 3 offense,” the press launch acknowledged.
The press launch additionally stated the SCSO’s employees extends their sympathy to the household of Deon Bailey.
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