BASTROP (February 16, 2014) A Bastrop County sheriff’s deputy was on administrative leave Sunday after he shot and killed a person while responding to a call involving two men who were fighting over a gun.
The disturbance was reported shortly before midnight Saturday.
The sheriff's office said in a statement that the deputy fired his weapon, killing one person.
The dead person's identity was not immediately released.
The Texas Rangers are assisting in the investigation.