Yorktown City Administrator shot and killed in W. 8th Str.

John Barth Death Obituary : Officials with the Dewitt’s County Sheriff’s Office say a Yorktown City Administrator identified as John Barth was found shot dead.

At about 2 p.m. Friday deputies responded to the scene on receiving a report of someone unresponsive inside a car at the residence of W. 8th Street in Yorktown, Texas. Arriving officials located Barth dead with gunshot injuries at the scene.

A weapon was also reportedly recovered at the scene. Investigation is active and processions of evidence is being put in place. Barth was a city official until his sudden demise.

This is a developing story and will be updated. The Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers are investigating this incident.