Paducah Murder Suspect Still at Large

Police are still looking for a man charged in connection with a deadly shooting. A $1,000 reward is being offered through West Kentucky Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of 25-year-old Areion T. Jones. He is accused of shooting 26-year-old Justin Crabtree on Thursday morning, July 22 outside his home on North 12th Street. ones was charged in a warrant with murder and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous, and the public should not approach him. They said to call 911 immediately. On July 22, around 4:05 a.m., police were called to a home in the 100 block of North 12th Street where they found Crabtree shot. He was taken to an area hospital, then transferred to a Nashville hospital. Police say he died there on Thursday afternoon. Detectives learned there was an argument between Crabtree and two others behind a home on North 13th Street. They said Crabtree returned to his home and was shot a short time later as he stood outside. Police identified Jones as the shooter. His last known address was in Bowling Green, Ky.Jones was convicted of second-degree robbery, a felony, in 2016 in McCracken County and cannot be in possession of a firearm.

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