Jarrett Jones’ employee says he wasn’t fearful after Jon Schumacher’s verbal threats

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Aberdeen American News)- While Jon Schumacher was making threats before he was shot in the early morning hours of Jan. 2, 2020, one man who was in the room at the time said he did not feel threatened.

That was part of the testimony from Nathan Milstead on Thursday during the second day of testimony in the murder trial of Jarrett Jones, 50, of Bath.

Milstead works for Jones and lives in Jones’ shop in Bath.

Schumacher, 28, died after being shot twice in the shop/home belonging to Jones, who has been charged with murder.

Milstead said he received a call from Makayla Jones around 10:34 p.m. Jan. 1 during which she said she and Schumacher were fighting. Makayla Jones is Jarrett Jones’ daughter who was dating Schumacher.

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