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San Antonio prankster Texas Bushman scares River Walk tourists, posts on social media

Joe Jones, Texas Bushman

San Antonio prankster Texas Bushman scares River Walk tourists, posts on social media

The Texas Bushman racks up the views and the dollars by posting videos of his River Walk ...

Joe Jones, 33, covers himself in fake ivy to scare people on the River Walk. Known as the Texas Bushman, Jones records the interactions and posts the videos on YouTube and social media. On YouTube alone, Jones’s videos have more than 50 million views.

San Antonio reggae DJ Sgt. Remo’s towering sound system brings island vibrations to the Alamo CityThere’s plenty of love for Jones, too — from his targets as well as his fans.Joe Jones, 33, prepares to prank people along the River Walk. Known as the Texas Bushman, Jones covers himself in fake ivy and squats in a planter to scare passersby. Jones records the interactions and posts the videos on YouTube and social media.

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(youtube.(CNN)A shooting at a flea market in Harris County, Texas, Sunday left multiple people injured and at least two dead, according to a tweet from the sheriff.The Jefferson Monticello yacht Loyalty was stolen from its dock in Galveston, Texas, on Monday.Shooting near flea market in north Harris County, Texas.

com/texasbushman) Jones has more than 50 million views and more than 160,000 subscribers glued to every Bushman-induced scream, stumble or swear word. “Why? It’ll always be the same answer: To make people laugh,” Jones, 33, said. "For now, it appears the wounded were all likely participants in the altercation, no innocent bystanders injured as far as we know," the sheriff said. “The things that are going on in the world right now, I just feel like people need to remember how to laugh. Renee Waguespack, 45, is charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance, according to a probable cause affidavit for her arrest.” Joe Jones, 33, covers himself in fake ivy to scare people on the River Walk."At least three other people have been transported to area hospitals and their conditions are unknown, according to Gonzalez. Known as the Texas Bushman, Jones records the interactions and posts the videos on YouTube and social media. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, while three others were transported to various hospitals.

On YouTube alone, Jones’s videos have more than 50 million views. Read MoreThe flea market is located around 12 miles north of downtown Houston. Witnesses reported the yacht was sailed away at about 11 a. Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News On ExpressNews.com: San Antonio reggae DJ Sgt. Remo’s towering sound system brings island vibrations to the Alamo City Jones has freaked out pedestrians in Austin, Dallas and Houston as well as in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. It did not specify whom the note was directed to or where it was left. But the former Midland diesel shop owner has a special place in his heart for San Antonio, so much so that he made the Alamo City his home in November after deciding to make Bushman videos full-time..

“Out of all the cities I traveled to in Texas, I gravitated more to San Antonio,” Jones said. “The energy, the vibe, the people, the architecture. Police requested assistance from the Coast Guard and the Galveston County Sheriff's Office to help locate the missing vessel, NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston reported. ... moored at a pier.

I fell in love with San Antonio.” There’s plenty of love for Jones, too — from his targets as well as his fans. Before that recent Friday afternoon, Khira Musgrave from Dallas had only seen Bushman victims online. The Galveston newspaper reported that the yacht's owners, Lorraine Grubbs and her husband, live on the vessel, which was docked in Offatts Bayou. Then she joined the bushwhacked when Jones scared her, her twin sister Gabby and their mother Cherece. “I’ve watched everybody receive, but I’ve never been on the opposite end (until now),” Khira said with a smile.

Joe Jones, 33, prepares to prank people along the River Walk. Security video captured someone climbing over a fence and boarding the yacht without anyone seeing her, The Daily News reported. Known as the Texas Bushman, Jones covers himself in fake ivy and squats in a planter to scare passersby. Jones records the interactions and posts the videos on YouTube and social media. Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News Jones first got the Bushman bug around three years ago, when his mother shared a video of the Florida Bushman, a YouTube prankster who often scares beachgoers in the Sunshine State. It is not the only incident involving a stolen luxury vessel to have made headlines recently. “I could not stop watching his videos,” Jones said.

“I thought I’d give it a shot.” So Jones, still living in Midland at the time, picked up a ghillie suit and customized it with fake ivy, then drove five hours to Austin to make his Texas Bushman debut. Antonio Planas Antonio Planas is a breaking news reporter for NBC News Digital. A few months later, Jones teamed up with Oregon comedian Ryan Lewis, aka the Crazy Bushman, for a little collaborative tag-team fun in San Antonio in early 2020. Then the pandemic hit. Bad Moms of San Antonio Facebook group rages against social media myths of perfect motherhood At first, Jones limited his Bushman antics to just a single video every month or two.

Then as lockdowns and restrictions lessened, Jones got back to scaring folks but still kept his social distance. “I was real conscious to not touch anyone during the worst of that time,” said Jones, who also wears black gloves while on Bushman duty. “No one really brought (any concerns) up to me.” Then last fall when Jones saw he was making more money working part-time on YouTube than full-time as a mechanic, he made the switch and moved to S.A.

James Lea, center, and Nico Gonima, right, share a post-scare high-five with Joe Jones, aka the Texas Bushman, on the River Walk. Jones covers himself in fake ivy and squats inside a planter to scare passersby, then posts videos of their reactions on YouTube and social media. Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News Reactions to the Texas Bushman pranks run the gamut. You have your petrified potty-mouths, like the senior woman that Friday or the big guy in shorts and sunglasses who bellowed out a deep, “Oh (expletive)!” Then you have those shake-ups to the bodily functions. “Dang, he scared the crap out of me,” one woman said with a little too much conviction.

And when two women who had screamed when Jones first popped up at them later approached him during his break, one of them confessed she had to purchase herself a new pair of underwear. .