Household Of Lady Killed By Police Doesn't Consider She Had A Gun

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Authorities are nonetheless trying to find the gun deputies declare they noticed on a suspect earlier than they opened fireplace, killing her and a 6-year-old boy.

Household and mates of 30-year-old Amanda Lenee Jones confirmed she was the lady fatally shot as she ran from cops in an interview with Information four San Antonio. Her girlfriend, Jessica, recalled how Jones phoned her from a trailer and the ultimate time they spoke.

“She stated, I’m bare. I’m scared and I’m working in boxers and my bra,” Jessica instructed the information station. “I believe they’re going to get me. I’ve to go, I really like you.”

Authorities had been trying to find Jones after a 911 caller on Thursday reported her for allegedly stealing his automobile, My San Antonio reported.

Deputies finally discovered her hiding out in a closet of a house off FM 1518. She allegedly had a weapon and threatened the officers earlier than working via the home and into a close-by wooded space, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar stated throughout a press convention.

From there, Jones made her option to a cellular park dwelling in Pecan Grove the place she allegedly tried to interrupt into a number of houses and bodily threatened residents.

4 cops, ultimately, cornered Jones on the porch of a house off Peach Lane. They declare she threatened them with a gun earlier than they shot her.

Kameron Prescott, who lived within the trailer the place the taking pictures occurred, was struck within the torso by a stray bullet. The 6-year-old later died at a close-by hospital.

Jones had no obvious connection to the boy or the household.

Salazar stated the firearm deputies declare to have seen Jones brandishing has not but been discovered — and her household suspects it by no means shall be.

Thursday’s deadly taking pictures wasn’t Jones’ first run-in with police. She had a prolonged prison historical past spanning three counties and courting again greater than 10 years, in line with the information website.

She was arrested — for what seems to be the primary time — in 2006 for possession of a managed substance. She confronted comparable fees in January and June of 2009, January 2010, August 2015 and April 2016, My SA reported. She’s additionally been caught driving with no license and failing to establish herself to police.

Jones in August 2016 was arrested on fees of home violence and resisting arrest and was once more charged with resisting arrest a number of weeks later.

Most not too long ago, Jones was arrested on a cost of housebreaking of a constructing in August 2016.

 
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