Mineral Springs resident shot in disturbance

 August 17, 2014 

The Howard County 9-1-1 received calls at approximately 2:12 p.m. on Sunday afternoon reporting that Aaron Olden of Mineral Springs had been shot by Ray Thomas Jr. at a home on Story Lane in Mineral Springs.

Olden left the residence after being shot and drove to his mother’s home on Schaal Rd.  He was cared for by medics from the Howard County Ambulance Service and flown by helicopter to a hospital in Texarkana.  Thomas left the home on Story Lane where the incident occurred and later he turned himself in to Howard County deputies at the sheriff’s department.

The incident is being investigated by the Mineral Springs Police Department.


Chief Deputy Bryan McJunkins