OFFICIALS: An “armed and dangerous” man from East Texas is wanted for murder

SHELBY COUNTY, Texas – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is looking for the whereabouts of an “armed and dangerous” man wanted for murder.

According to the SCSO, Justin Earl Bennett, 41, is currently wanted by authorities.

Bennett is 5.9 and weighs about 210 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and tattoos on both forearms, scars on his vital arm and left calf. 5’9 ”, 210 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Bennett has tattoos on both forearms, scars on his left arm and left calf.

Officials say Bennett should be considered armed and dangerous.

He was last seen diving a black 2017 Chevrolet Malibu with the Texas license plate number: PBL9231.

Anyone with information about Bennett’s whereabouts is asked to contact the SCSO by calling (936) 598-5601. If you see Bennett or the suspicious vehicle, call 911 immediately.