Friends and family members here in Jasper are mourning the death of a local man who died in a shooting that occurred last Wednesday in Round Rock, north of Austin.
Police there were called to the 1900 block of Provident Lane when it was reported that a shooting had occurred and arrived to find 43 year old Justin Silas of Jasper suffering from a gunshot wound.
Silas was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Following an investigation into the incident Rock Rock Police arrested the victim’s wife, Tyesha Tanner Silas who was later charged with murder.
Bond on Tyesha Silas was later set at $500,000 and at last word she was still being held in the Williamson County Jail.
A motive or cause is not known but word is that police there believe the incident occurred during a heated dispute between the man and his wife.