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Suspect in deadly shooting on the lam; considered ‘armed and dangerous’

Police Wednesday identified Deon Shamburger, 34, as the “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted in...
Police Wednesday identified Deon Shamburger, 34, as the “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted in connection to the shooting death of Jamel Jones, 39, of Belton.(Belton Police Department)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 5:17 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2021 at 2:35 PM CDT
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) – Police Wednesday identified Deon Shamburger, 34, as the “armed and dangerous” suspect wanted in connection to the shooting death of Jamel Jones, 39, of Belton.

The shooting was reported just after 3 p.m. July 30 at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Shady Lane.

Jones was shot once in the torso and died at the scene.

Shamburger escaped in a vehicle and then on foot, police said. A warrant charging murder has been issued for Shamburger’s arrest.

If you have information on the suspect’s whereabouts, contact Belton Police at 254-933-5860 or text tips to 254-217-6764.

You can also remain anonymous by calling Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8433.

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