Two Sought In Connection With Monday Night Shooting Death

        Ronnie Lomax                 Jasmine Myers


Two Sought In Connection With Monday Night Shooting Death

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects in connection with an incident late Monday night which led to the shooting death of 37 year-old Erik Jones in West Mineral.

Ronald “Ronnie” Lomax, believed to be in the Joplin / Carterville area, and Jasmine Kay Myers of Scammon are both wanted on allegations of Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Assault.

Lomax is described as a 51 year-old black male, 6’4, 315 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  Lomax is currently on parole for a prior firearms violation.

Myers is a 16 year-old white female, 5’6, 180 pounds, brown hair and blue eyes.

The white 2014 Chevy Spark, which they were in at the time of the incident has since been located and it is unknown what they may now be driving.

Anyone with information as to their whereabouts are asked to contact the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division at 620-429-3992.  Information can also be submitted anonymously by texting 888777.  Just type ‘tip cherokee’ in the message area, followed by whatever information you are able to provide.


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