I always heard that random violent crime was rare, that if someone were going to kill you, it would most likely be someone you know.

However, in the age of daily mass shootings in the U.S., it's hard to believe that "fact". Turns out the numbers are incredibly murky, the data is inconsistent, and we just don't know.

The relationship between murder victims and offenders was unknown in 48.9% of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter situations.

But what about a random, hands-on attack? What's the likelihood that someone will kill you, and only you, without the aid of a gun? Probably extremely rare, but it sadly just happened to a Texas man, who was delivering firewood. 

canva/ Fort Worth Police Department
canva/ Fort Worth Police Department

According to mysanantonio.com, Scott Jackson, 51, was delivering firewood on Saturday, January 13th in Fort Worth, Texas, when he and the person he was delivering to were allegedly attacked by Chrisantus Omondi.

The customer, who referred to Omondi as a "random guy" who was "extremely" naked, said the man accused Jackson and him of being on Omondi's property (they were not). When the customer told Omondi to leave, Omondi picked up a piece of firewood and struck Jackson in the head, killing him.  Omondi also hit the customer; however, he was able to escape into his house and call the police.

Scott JAckson, from GoFundMe
Scott Jackson, from GoFundMe

Omondi then returned to an Air BNB down the street, and attempted to force his way into a room rented by a woman who, "believed the man was high and that she feared for her life." Police stunned Omondi after he failed to comply with orders.

Omondi is being held at Tarrant County Corrections Center, facing multiple felony charges, and has his bond set at over $300,000.

The family of Scott Jackson has set up a GoFundMe to cover funeral expenses.

If you can’t donate just send a prayer for him and our family. Thank you so much for all the love and support we have received.

These 14 Girls From Texas Are Still Missing From December

These 14 girls from Texas went missing in December and haven't been seen since. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, these girls are from all across Texas and their families are searching for them. Help us bring them home by looking through their pictures and see if you recognize any of these girls. If you do, please contact law enforcement.

Gallery Credit: Chad Hasty

DON'T THROW AWAY: These Are Illegal Items to Throw in the Trash in Texas

Not everything is safe to just toss in the trash; certain items are illegal & must be disposed properly. Here are certain items you CAN'T throw in the trash in Texas.

Gallery Credit: Daniel Paulus

15 Items You Shouldn't Leave in Your Car in Texas During Winter

Let's face it we live in an area where it can be 72 and Sunny one day and freezing conditions the next. This is why you shouldn't leave any of these items in your car during winter in Texas.

Gallery Credit: Lori Crofford

More From News/Talk 95.1 & 790 KFYO