POSTED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 8:32pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 5:06pm
Upshur County Sheriff Anthony Betterton released the following statement regarding the death of New Diana teacher David Gross:
On Friday, deputies with the Upshur County Sheriff's Office responded to the residence of David Gross to a call of service.
Gross was found inside the residence and deceased from a single gunshot wound.
Upshur county Sheriff Anthony Betterton requested the Texas Rangers and Gregg County sheriff's officials to conduct the investigation.
Based on the evidence at the scene, as well as the preliminary autopsy report, it appears Gross died as a result of a self-inflicted wound.
No additional information will be released at this time.
An agriculture teacher with the New Diana Independent School District was shot and killed Friday.
Residence tell KETK, David Gross was shot and killed at his home by a intruder in the Union Grove community, just North of Gladewater.
Details are limited at this time.
We will keep you updated as information become available to us.