78-year-old man shoots and kills his wife’s 66-year-old lover after catching them togetherBy Mason White 1:04 PM November 29, 2015
|Dennis Gibson and Vernon Burger|
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A woman and her lover were shot when her elderly husband caught them together at his house.
The husband of Texas, was arrested and charged with murder after he admitted to shooting his wife’s lover in a jealous rage, police said.
78-year-old Dennis Gibson is accused of killing his wife’s lover, Vernon Burger, 66, after catching the lovers together at his home in Katy, police said.
Burger was shot in the side and in the back of the head during an argument.
Police said that Burger came to the couple’s home to take the married woman, who was identified as Jaqueline Gibson, 68, to celebrate his birthday. The lovers were supposed to go to a casino in Louisiana, for the weekend
When Dennis saw Burger with his wife, he shot both of them. Burger was airlifted to a hospital after the incident at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, but he later died of his wounds.
Jacqueline was shot twice, but her injuries were not considered life threatening.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office investigators said that the shooter and the victim sang in the same band. Burger also played guitar.
Gibson’s wife, was the band’s photographer, police said. Eight months ago, Jaqueline and Burger began an affair, which ended with the shooting.