One man dead, another in custody after argument leads to shooting

Monday, May 28, 2012 - 3:26pm

GATESVILLE -- One man is dead and another is in custody after an argument escalated into a shooting Sunday morning near Gatesville.

27-year-old Jeremy Thomas Fitzgerald was arrested in connection with the shooting death of 29-year-old Adam Ruffin.

The two men reportedly went to Fitzgerald's place at a Gatesville trailer park after leaving a bar late Saturday night.

The two began arguing and at some point Fitzgerald grabbed a gun and shot Ruffin twice.

Ruffin died on the way to the hospital.

Fitzgerald is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and one count of murder.


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