Man convicted in drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes sentenced to 30 years in prison, DA says
The second of two men responsible for the 2018 drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Thursday.
Jazmine Barnes’ shooting death among high-profile Harris County trials expected in 2022
Some of the Houston-area’s most notorious crimes will be the focus of major trials this year – including the senseless shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes and the horrific drowning deaths of siblings Oralyn and Kayana Thomas, whose bodies were found in a crawlspace underneath their neighbor’s home.
Here’s a look back at the 10 biggest stories in Texas in 2019
So, before the year comes to an end, we are looking back at the biggest Texas stories of 2019. On Jan. 5, 2019, deputies arrested 20-year-old Eric Black Jr. and charged him with capital murder in connection with the case. The fire continued to grow until it was extinguished on March 19, 2019, until a fireball erupted on March 20, 2019, sending thick smoke into the air but was quickly extinguished. On March 21, 2019, benzene at the facility was detected, which prompted officials to issue a shelter-in-place for Deer Park and Galena Park. Gunmen identified in West Texas mass shooting as Seth Ator 09-1-2019A 36-year-old man went on a deadly shooting rampage in west Texas on Aug. 31, 2019.