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“Updated” Candlelight Vigil for Young At Pacific Park

(Audio from last night’s event added)

vigil 4Monday evening in Pacific Park, family and friends of Jonathan Young gathered for a candlelight vigil in memorial of Young who died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds early Monday morning.

Jonathan Young, 26, a Sulphur Springs resident was taken by EMS to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital where he died of multiple gunshot wounds shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, according to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders.

vigil 2Sanders said that following statements by witnesses to the shooting Sulphur Springs Police have attained a warrant for the arrest of Tilton Joshua Isaiah Mapps, 20, an African-American male whose last known address was Greenville, Texas. Mapps is considered armed and dangerous.




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Author: Staff Reporter

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