On August 4, 2017, Officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to 6002 Stonewall, Apartment #248 on a report of a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers located a 26-year-old white male, identified as Steven Messer, deceased. Judge Wayne Money conducted an inquest and ordered the body taken to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas for an autopsy. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
A second person at the scene, identified as Tyler Blanton, a 21-year-old white male, was arrested on unrelated charges.