One dead after civil dispute in Gillespie County

The Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office has sent out a press release stating that on Wednesday, August 29 at around 7:20 PM, they received a disturbance call at 5101 Old Harper Road. Two individuals were involved in a civil matter over an eviction and now one of them is dead.

The press release reads, “Christopher Joseph Davis, 30, had been invited to the property and was visiting the person regarding the eviction. The property owner, Gordon James Gilbert, 49, told Davis to leave the property and a verbal argument ensued.”

It was added that Gilbert got a weapon and proceeded to fire it in the direction of Davis. Davis also had a weapon and fired in return, killing Gilbert.

The release says that nobody else was injured, including Davis.

The incident is under investigation and more details will be released as they become available.