According to the Tyler Police Department, Jason Raychard Williams died at 1:48 pm on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
A neighbor living across the street from the homeowner at 1807 N. Ross was taking out trash when he observed a suspicious person lurking around the outside of the residence at 1807 N. Ross.
The homeowner, identified as Terry Traylor, B/M, 11/13/78, was contacted by telephone about the person his neighbor saw. Traylor walked outside his home armed with a handgun while on the telephone with the neighbor.
Traylor was confronted by the suspect, identified as Jason Raychard Williams, B/M, 8/22/84, who told Traylor not to move or he would kill him. Williams was also armed with a handgun. Traylor then shot Williams one time striking his handgun with the round ricocheting into the suspect’s head.
Williams is currently in critical condition at a local hospital. The investigation into the details surrounding the shooting continues.
Update: The individual who was shot has been identified as Jason Raychard Williams Tyler. He is in ICU at Medical Center Hospital. The incident is currently still under investigation.
Update: Police say that a black male was the one who was shot in the head.
Update- The man was shot in the head, and is being taken to a local hospital.
His condition is unknown at this time.
The man who shot him has been taken in for questioning.
No arrest have been made at this time.
Tyler Police are at the scene of an alleged shooting.
The scene is on the 1800 block of North Ross in Tyler.
A caller to 911 advised he shot someone who was threatening to kill him in his front yard.
Details are limited.
However, we do have someone headed to the scene and we'll bring you more information as it becomes available.