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Belton police release identity of suspect in shooting that left one person dead

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Posted at 5:42 PM, Jul 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 13:58:14-04

The Belton Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed a 39-year old man at the 1100 block of Shady Lane.

Police received a call at 3:11 pm about the shooting at an apartment complex.

The man was fired at in a dispute with a suspect who shot him in the torso; fleeing the scene in a vehicle, and then on foot.

Police have released the name of the victim as Jamel Jones of Belton.

Belton Police released the identity of the man in wanted in connection with the shooting as 34-year-old Deon Shamburger.

A murder warrant has been issued for Shamburger.

If you know of Shamburger's location, please contact Belton Police at 254-933-5860 or text tips to 254-217-6764.

Police warn against attempting to apprehend him as he may be armed and dangerous.

This investigation is still ongoing.