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Police: Man shot, killed while attempting to commit a robbery

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Posted at 10:12 AM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 16:41:10-04

BRYAN, TX — A man was shot and killed while attempting to commit a robbery, according to the Bryan Police Department.

On July 14th, 2020 at approximately 4:00 A.M., officers responded to the 500 block of West Martin Luther King Jr. Street for reports of a shooting.

A person was approached by two males, one of which pointed a handgun at them. A confrontation ensued between the involved parties and gunfire was exchanged, according to police.

Responding officers located a person with an apparent gunshot wound a short distance away from the call location.

The victim was transported to CHI St. Joseph Hospital where they were later pronounced deceased. He was later identified as 25-year-old Easley Jones from College Station.

Police say no other injuries have been reported.

The Bryan Police Department is still looking for other individuals involved in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the other involved individuals is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 979-209-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS (8477).