Texas deputy shot in ambush, suspect killed

Hays County Deputy Benjamin Gieselman. (Hays County Sheriff's Office photo)
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WIMBERLY, Texas (KWTX) A Hays County sheriff’s deputy was shot early Friday when someone opened fire as officers responded to a report of a burglary at an antique store.

The gunfire erupted as deputies were searching the area at around 3:45 a.m. Friday.

Deputy Benjamin Gieselman was struck in the leg and upper body.

He’s expected to recover.

Deputies later found the body of Rocky Miles West, 26, of Wimberly.

Authorities don’t know whether he shot himself or was struck by a shot fired by deputies.