Man dies from gunshot, one man jailed

Terry Richards was arrested at the scene of shooting death Sunday night. The arrest was on an outstanding warrant from Wise County, not related to the shooting.

A shots fired call Sunday night in Oak Shores outside Nocona resulted in the death of a 49-year-old man and the arrest of Terry Lee Richards on an outstanding warrant.
Montague County Sheriff Paul Cunningham state in a Monday morning press release that at 9:17 p.m. on Sunday the sheriff’s office received a call of gunshots at 165 Walnut Road. At the same time Richards, 60, called the sheriff’s office and said he had shot someone.
Upon arrival sheriff’s deputies and Texas Game Warden Chase McAninch found J.C. Brown, 49, had been shot. He was transported to Nocona General Hospital where he was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace David Allen.
The sheriff said Richards was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Wise County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was for driving while license invalid with previous conviction. He bonded out on Monday with a $1,000 bond.

Cunningham said they were assisted by the Wise County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit. This case is still under investigation and it will be referred to the district attorney’s office.

1 Comment on Man dies from gunshot, one man jailed

  1. You should do a search on Terry Lee Richards mug shots. This guy was a dangerous person. Arrested multiple times. Shame police didn’t know of this danger and warn people if they were having trouble with him.

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