A Garland man sentenced to prison more than a decade ago for two armed robberies and a residential burglary in Greenville, is back in local custody again in connection with a June shooting incident in Wolfe City.
Xzavier Jamarr Jones was arrested Monday afternoon by the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The charges were among eight indictments issued sealed Friday by the Hunt County grand jury and were made public Tuesday following his arrest and an appearance before a justice of the peace for a magistrate’s warning.
Upon his arrest, Jones was also presented with a charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone in connection with an incident from June 29, 2018.
Jones, 29, remained in custody at the Hunt County Detention Center Tuesday evening, being held in lieu of a total of $300,000 bond.
The indictment alleged that on June 16, Jones shot one person with a firearm and struck another individual — who was a member of Jones’ family or with whom he had a dating relationship — in the head with a firearm.
Multiple people were reported wounded during the early morning shooting.
The next day Wolfe City Police Chief Matt Martin said four victims had been injured in the incident.
Martin was not available for comment Tuesday.
Hearings concerning arraignments on the indictments were not immediately scheduled with the 354th District Court.
It was not immediately clear Tuesday whether the drug possession case was also in connection with an indictment from the grand jury.
Jones entered guilty pleas in December 2018 to one indictment of burglary of a habitation and two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.
The aggravated robbery indictments were in connection with an Aug. 8, 2018 incident in the 3000 block of Wellington Street. Two men were allegedly approached by Jones, who asked for their wallets. When the men refused, Jones was said to have pulled a sawed-off rifle from his pants and ordered the victims to give him all of their money. The victims complied, at which time Jones allegedly asked for their cell phones.
The victims again refused and Jones was said to have left the scene.
Jones was also reported to have broken into a home in Greenville on the same day as the armed robberies.