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Man arrested for first-degree murder after shooting on Patton Lane

TYLER, May 23, 2013--At 10:06 a.m. on May 21, Smith County Sheriff’s Office and Smith County Constables Office, Precinct One, responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Patton Lane.

Arriving on the scene, officers discovered a man, later identified as Timothy Matthew Martin, age 24, had been shot and killed as the result of a confrontation.

In the early morning hours of May 22, Alex Wesley Jones, age 23, was charged with first-degree murder and is being held in the Smith County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing. No additional information is being released at this time.

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