Officer Eddie N. Jones was shot and mortally wounded during a narcotics investigation.
After Officer Jones and his partner made an arrest, the offender stated that he would lead the officers to his drug source. The informant, in the back seat of the police vehicle suddenly drew a concealed weapon and fired. Officer Jones and his partner were both wounded in the exchange; Officer Jones’ wounds were fatal.
The shooter was apprehended and sentenced to life.
Officer Jones is survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and sister.