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Police search for murder suspect

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A Sulphur Springs police are searching for a suspect involved in a shooting at Pacific Park early Monday morning. A 26-year old Jonathan Young died after being shot multiple times at 2 a.m. in the park, and authorities have yet to name a motive for the crime.

According to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders a warrant had been obtained for the arrest of Tilton Joshua Isaiah Mapps, a 20-year-old black male whose last known address was in Greenville, for murder. Mapps – who is considered armed and dangerous – is 5 foot 10 inches tall, 135 pounds, black hair and some facial hair like a mustache and goatee.

The Texas Ranger is assisting in the investigation into the shooting death, according to Sanders.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sulphur Springs Police Department at 903-885-7602 or Crime Stoppers at 903-885-2020.