Update (7/6/2022): An arrest has been made in this case.
Arrest warrants for 25-year-old Davadius Thomas of Longview, Texas for Capital Murder and Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon along with several traffic warrants have been served by the Longview Police Detectives. Thomas has been booked into the Gregg County Jail with bonds totaling approximately $1.25 million.
On July 1, 2022, at approximately 11:48 p.m., Longview Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Queens Court in reference to a welfare check of an individual.
When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a male subject identified as 30-year-old Kenny McFarland Jr, who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. McFarland was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
This is an active investigation with detectives still gathering information.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Longview Police at 903-237-1110 or send a tip anonymously to Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or online at greggcountycrimestoppers.org. You could earn an award of up to $1,000 if that Crime Stoppers tip leads to an arrest.