“The couple had had a dispute and she had gotten out of a vehicle,” Alford said, noting that the couple lived about 2 miles from the scene. He said the neighbor didn’t know the couple.
A fight broke out between Livingston and the armed man and punches were thrown, authorities said. At some point during the brawl, the handgun discharged, striking Livingston in the upper chest, authorities said.
Investigators with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and a Texas Ranger are investigating. No arrest had been made as of Sunday.