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Man jailed in Paris shooting that left one dead, another critical

Patrick O'neal Jr. has been arrested for murder, aggravated assault in Paris.
Patrick O'neal Jr. has been arrested for murder, aggravated assault in Paris.(Paris County Jail)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 7:49 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 5, 2021 at 10:41 AM CDT
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PARIS, Texas (KXII) - A man is in jail after a shooting in Paris Friday night that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

Paris Interim Police Chief Randy Tuttle says officers were called to 19th St. Northwest around 9 p.m. for a shooting.

When they arrived, they found two men, 42-year-old Antwains Deyone Massey, of Blossom, and 49-year-old John Jubal Burton, of Paris, had been shot.

Both men were taken to a Paris hospital, where Massey was pronounced dead.

Burton was flown to a Dallas hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Tuttle says the suspect, 38-year-old Patrick Oneal Jr., was arrested for murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He is being held in the Lamar County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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