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Smith Co. man charged with murder in Tuesday shooting

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Alex Wesley Jones/Courtesy: Smith County Jail Alex Wesley Jones/Courtesy: Smith County Jail
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

The Smith County Sheriff's office has charged 23-year-old Alex Jones with first-degree murder following a confrontation Tuesday that resulted in a shooting that killed another man.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the shooting just after 10 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Patton Lane, just west of Tyler.

Investigators said there was some sort of confrontation in the front yard, ending with Jones shooting and killing the other man.

Jones is being held on a $750,000 bond in the Smith County Jail.

Authorities are not releasing the name of the deceased victim, pending notification of kin.

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