NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — A man has been arrested in New Braunfels after a shooting Sunday morning, according to New Braunfels police.
Authorities responded to a call of a shooting 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the 1200 block of Broadway Drive.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim, 37-year-old George Gabriel Casillas, on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. According to police, he had been shot with a .22 caliber rifle. Casillas was taken to the hospital but later died from his injuries.
Officers say there was an ongoing disturbance that led to Casillas being shot multiple times by a rifle. After an investigation, police arrested 40-year-old Samuel Ray Heard. Heard has been charged with first-degree murder.