MLB Player From Texarkana Raises 55K For Jonathan Price Family
Major League Baseball Player, Will Middlebrooks, a Texarkana native raised $55,000 for the family of his friend Jonathan Price, a childhood friend who was shot and killed in East Texas by police on Oct. 3..The former Red Sox player took to social media to express his sadness and anger after his friend and former teammate, Jonathan Price, who is an African American man was fatally shot by police. Price was at a gas station attempting two break up a fight between a man and a woman when he was shot by police in the chest and back.
According to the Wolfe City Facebook page, the officer was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Texas Rangers.
This is so sad. Prayers and condolences to the Price family. Price was only 31 years old with what seemed to be a very promising and bright future.
We will keep you posted as the story develops.