Deputy Benjamin Gieselman
Hays County Sheriff’s Office Official Photo
Suspect Rocky Miles West
A Hays County man with an extensive criminal history with his local sheriff’s office allegedly lured deputies to an antique store in Wimberley with a false report before ambushing them with gunfire. The suspect, 26- year-old Rocky Miles West was killed at the scene and 28-year-old Deputy Benjamin Gieselman was shot multiple times. Investigators are unsure if West died from a self-inflicted wound or from shots fired by deputies.