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Riverside Shooting Victim Identified

By: Pachatta Pope Email
By: Pachatta Pope Email

The name of the man killed in a shooting in Riverside has been released.

Officials with the Walker County Sheriff's Office say Jerry Wayne Bratton, 40, was shot in the torso after some sort of confrontation with another man.

The incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Authorities were called out to the Valero gas station at the intersection of Highway 19 and FM 980.

Sheriff's officials say when they arrived, they found Bratton dead and the suspect still on scene.

At this time, no formal charges have been filed against the suspect, but officials say he is cooperating with the investigation.


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