Newton Co. man dies after being shot in the head, suspect charged with murder

Published: Jul. 5, 2014 at 10:16 PM CDT
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NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Newton County man is behind bars and charged with murder, after he fatality shot another man in the head.

According to the Newton County Sheriff's Department, Timothy Joe Jeane Jr., 27, shot and killed Darren Jenkins late Thursday night in the Pine Grove Community of Newton County.

When deputies arrived on scene Jenkins had suffered a gun shot wound to the head.

Jenkins was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

There is a second suspect in custody, but the Sheriff's Department has not released any information in regards to his connection in the murder.

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