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Warren man in custody on murder charge

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By Chris Edwards
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John OverstreetJohn OverstreetHARDIN COUNTY – According to Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis, a Warren man is in custody and charged with murder following a Sunday evening incident.

Davis said that at 7:09 p.m., deputies with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting incident that occurred on the banks of the Neches River, north of Silsbee, at the Hardin County Park. When deputies arrived, they discovered the body of Randy Reed, a 39-year-old Silsbee man. Another shooting victim was air-lifted to a hospital and listed in critical condition at press time. He was identified as 44-year-old Adam Hall, a Silsbee man.

The shooter, John Richard Overstreet, a 24-year-old Warren man, is charged with murder and aggravated assault. His bonds were set at $500,000 and $250,000, respectively, Davis said.

A handgun that was believed to be the murder weapon was recovered at the scene by authorities. Davis said that no motive is known at this time, but witnesses reported a disturbance taking place prior to the shooting.

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Nena · 5 months ago
    This man needs to serve life in prison or the death penalty for killing my newphew so he better hope he does not get out
    • This commment is unpublished.
      LJ · 24 days ago
      @Nena  Are you saying(or implying) if he does get out you’re going to kill him? Or have him killed?