Police Say Cameron Resident Shot Las Vegas Man at Milam Co. Park

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

MILAM COUNTY A Cameron man is in jail in connection with a shooting at a park that sent a Las Vegas man to the hospital.

Cameron Police issued an arrest warrant for 23-year-old Barry Dean "BJ" Garrett, Jr. He is being charged with Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon.

On June 26th, Cameron Police say that 21-year old Marion Cautrell Melton was shot at a park in Milam County.

Police say it happened sometime between 11:30 Wednesday night and 1:00 Thursday morning at OJ Thomas Park in Cameron.

Police say they found a large crowd in the park and Melton, of Las Vegas, laying in the street with a gunshot wound.

Police believe an argument had taken place and one individual pulled a gun and shot Melton.

Melton is still in the hospital listed in stable condition.

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