Edna PD: Edna man shot and killed by girlfriend

Officials found Jarrett Parker, 33, dead in his home from a single gun shot to his chest Tuesday morning.
Several city and county agencies responded to a home in the 200 block of East Church Street in Edna for a report of an injured person. The caller reported she had shot her boyfriend. Edna Police found Parker dead from a gun shot to his chest. A .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol was found near a bed inside the home. Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Darren Stancik ordered an autopsy to be done in Travis County. A neighbor shares her reaction to the incident.

“I’ve lived here 30 years it’s a quiet neighborhood nothing really happens here. My daughter called me and said there was excitement in your neighborhood,” Neighbor, Anita Garza said.

Neighbors say they heard the couple arguing frequently in the past. two of Parker’s long time friends stopped by the home to pick up his motorcycle today. They were emotional and say they’re not sure why this would happen to their friend.
Edna Police are still investigating the incident. We’ll keep you updated as more information is released to us.

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