LAKE DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Texas towing service is mourning the loss of one of their workers after he was shot and killed while on the job.
Police said Zach Johnson, 24, was towing a vehicle in Lake Dallas early Monday morning when a man who claimed to own the vehicle, allegedly shot and killed him.READ MORE: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
Police arrested Barry DeGeorge, 37.
He’s being held in the Denton County Jail charged with murder.READ MORE: Dak Prescott Misses Some Drills During Cowboys Practice Due To Calf Strain
Police said he fired on Johnson from his third floor hotel window.
Johnson’s boss said DeGeorge killed a man who was just trying to do his job.
“This is the first… hopefully the last employee I ever lose,” said Joe Baker, owner of Texas Auto Towing Service. “It’s just a sad sad ending to something so senseless.”
Johnson’s funeral is set for Friday.MORE NEWS: National Juneteenth Museum Coming To Fort Worth