The Gilmer Police Department has arrested 32-year old Jonathan Ray Shepherd on a homicide charge. Shepherd was booked at 2:45 this morning. He is charged with the shooting death of Cheyenne Green of Gilmer in the Gilmer High School parking lot last night. Shepherd is being held without bond. According to our news partners at KYTX CBS 19, Shepherd has also been arrested 7 other times in Upshur County, going all the back to 1999. Crimes range from resisting arrest, and criminal mischief
The following is a press release by the Gilmer Police Department, in regards to a shooting at Buckeye Stadium Thursday night:
On September 26, 2013 at approximately 9:15 pm Gilmer Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Gilmer High School. Witnesses reported seeing a white female lying on the ground near a vehicle. After further investigation the female was confirmed to be deceased. The female victim has been identified as Cheyenne Green 29 year old female from Gilmer, Texas. The initial investigation, which was conducted by members of the Gilmer Police, Upshur County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety, revealed that Ms. Green has suffered from one apparent gunshot wound. Her body has been taken to Southeast Texas Forensic Center in Tyler, Texas for autopsy. The official cause of death and extent of her injuries have not yet been determined.