Caregiver shot after being mistaken for intruder in Grimes County

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TODD MISSION, Tex. (KBTX) - The Grimes County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Todd Mission.

According to investigators, an elderly person called 911 and said they shot an intruder that entered their home. When investigators arrived, they discovered the person shot was the elderly person's caregiver.

The sheriff's office said that Samuel Gene Wilson, 60, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was sent to the Central Texas Autopsy Center in Lockhart.

The elderly caller is cooperating with investigators and not being identified. No charges have been filed.