Jonathan McCarty Charged In 2001 Covey Lane Shooting

Killeen News Now – Jonathan McCarty, a 28-year-old, has been charged in the July 2021 shooting of a man on Covey Lane.

On July 19, 2021, at 11:45 p.m., the Killeen Police Department was dispatched to the 1200 block of Covey Lane in response to a call about a shooting. Upon arrival, they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. EMS airlifted the victim to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple. He was able to tell investigators that Jonathan McCarty shot him. McCarty was dating the mother of the victim’s child. Police said there had been an ongoing conflict between the woman and McCarty. McCarty went to the woman’s house the night of the shooting and engaged in a verbal exchange at the front door. Then a bullet struck the victim. Members of the US Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force located McCarty at 1:46 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Spoke Drive and took him into custody. The charges against him include aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. McCarty’s bond is $100,000.

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