GHOLSON, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his son-in-law during an argument apparently over property.READ MORE: 50K Veterans Impacted By 2-Week Closure Of Fort Worth VA Clinic Due To Burst Pipe Damage
McLennan County jail records show Charles H. Mitchell was being held on charges of murder and endangering a child.
Online jail records don’t list an attorney to speak for Mitchell, whose bond was set at $1.5 million following the shooting early Sunday at a residence near Gholson.
Investigators say the victim, 34-year-old Shawn Chudej, and his father-in-law had homes near each other.READ MORE: FEMA COVID-19 Vaccine Site Opens At Globe Life Field In Arlington
Sheriff Parnell McNamara says the men apparently were arguing about land when Mitchell allegedly opened fire with a shotgun.
A friend of the victim and that bystander’s 5-year-old daughter were in the area but not hurt.
The child endangerment charge involves the girl being nearby during the shooting.MORE NEWS: Power Outages, Burst Pipes... Potholes Now A Concern After Historic Texas Cold Snap
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