Williamson County Sheriff Mike Gleason reports that a former Williamson County judge and his wife were discovered dead outside Georgetown on Monday night in what appeared to be a shooting incident. The son of the deceased couple has been placed under arrest for their deaths. No more words are needed.
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At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Monday, the shooting was reported to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO). When deputies got to the scene, which was just outside the Georgetown city limits in the 300 block of County Road 317, they found two bodies inside a house. Following the capture, a suspect was placed under arrest. Select a paragraph.
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Former Williamson County district judge Burt Carnes and his spouse have been named the victims. Sheriff Gleason verified their identities on Tuesday morning. The couple’s son is currently being held while the incident is being investigated.
WCSO detectives remained at the scene as of 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, and authorities advised people to avoid the area. However, the sheriff’s office assured the public that there is no ongoing threat to their safety.
No further information is currently available regarding the motive or circumstances surrounding the shooting. The investigation is ongoing, and authorities are working to gather more details.
The incident has shocked the local community, and neighbors are grappling with the tragedy. The Georgetown area is typically known for its peaceful surroundings and low crime rates, making this incident even more unsettling.
As the investigation continues, anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the WCSO. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
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