Titus County Sheriff's Department Investigating Fatal Shooting

The Titus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal weekend shooting in Mount Pleasant. It happened early yesterday morning on CR 3435 in Titus County.

Forty-one-year-old William Joe Baker of Cookville was shot and killed. Investigators say Baker went to a home looking for his ex-wife. The man who lived there, Marty Crocker, told authorities he shot Baker after baker began hitting the door and threatening to kill the woman.

The case is expected to go to the District Attorney's Office once the investigation is complete.

Oralia Ortega, reporting.  ortega@kltv.com