Charges in Gilmer shooting upgraded
Gilmer — A capital murder charge was filed Thursday against a Gilmer man previously held on a charge of murder.
Clad in jailhouse orange and shackled at his wrists and ankles, accused killer Jonathan Ray Shepherd entered the packed Upshur County 115th Judicial District Court for a bond reduction hearing.
Shepherd didn’t look at the crowd gathered in the courtroom for the scheduled bond-reduction hearing, which was withdrawn in court by defense attorney Gerald Smith of Arlington.
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