BLANCO COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A stepfather is accused of shooting and killing his stepson Aug. 28 in Blanco County, the sheriff’s office says.
BCSO said Jim Harris, 63, shot his stepson, 25-year-old Donald Boumans, one time with a pistol during a domestic disturbance in the 700 block of Cox Road in Blanco County. BSCO said the 911 call came in at 10:37 p.m.
Boumans was pronounced dead at the scene, and Harris was arrested at the scene, BCSO said. Harris was booked into Blanco County Jail the next morning with a bond set at $50,000. The sheriff’s office said Harris made the bond and is out of jail.
According to family members, Boumans was an Army veteran and a volunteer firefighter in Blanco.
The sheriff’s office said the last murder in Blanco County happened in 2019.