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Wolfe City Officer on Leave after shooting and killing unarmed Black man breaking up a domestic dispute

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The officer who shot and killed Jonathan Price has been identified as Officer Shaun Lucas who is currently on administrative leave.

Reports say, after Shaun Lucas shot Price He fail to save his life.

Officer Shaun Lucas

A relatives of Jonathan said he was trying to diffuse a domestic violence situation when he was shot and killed. A friend described him as a “pillar of the community.”

The shooting happened near the Kwik Check gas station at 103 Santa Fe Street.

Price had been an employee of the city at the time of his death, family members said.

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A Wolfe City Police Officer has been placed on administrative leave for shooting and killing a black man.

Reports indicate the shooting happened at a convenience store Saturday night after police arrived on the scene to a disturbance.

A post on Facebook says the victim name is Jonathan Price.

‘He was an unarmed Black man breaking up a domestic dispute, defending a woman he didn’t know at a gas station in the middle of town.

His hands were in the air, and He was shot once in the chest and twice in the back, reportedly.

“Last night a new cop in my hometown of Wolfe City, TX killed an old friend of mine. He was an unarmed Black man…

Posted by Tris Ton on Sunday, October 4, 2020

#BreakingUPDATE: We can confirm by family members that the subject involved in the shooting, has passed away from…

Posted by Hunt County Theft Reports on Saturday, October 3, 2020

Wolfe City issued a brief statement Sunday morning via Facebook.

“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.”

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said none of his deputies, who also arrived at the scene of the incident, were involved in the shooting.

“It was not a Hunt County Sheriff’s deputy,” Meeks said. “It was a Wolfe City Police Department officer, but we are assisting with the investigation.”

Officer Involved Shooting In Wolfe City Texas

***Breaking News***#OfficerInvolvedShooting #WolfeCityTexas #Breaking UPDATE: The officer involved in the shooting has been arrested and charged with the murder of Victim Jonathan Price. 10/6/2020. *UPDATE: Subject has passed away from their injuries. We will continue to update as we learn more. *Wolfe City PD along with HCSO Units are on scene of a shots fired call at the Kwik Check in Wolfe CityHCEMS responding with 2 untis along with Wolfe city Fire *Helicopter being launched to the scene for a GSW (Gun Shot Wound)*Several back up units are enroute to the scene. HCSO advising they need more assistance a crowd is fighting in the road*Helicopter disregarded, victim transported to hospital in unknown condition*It's has been confirmed that the cop.shooting is a Wolfe City Officer.

Posted by Hunt County Theft Reports on Saturday, October 3, 2020

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