GRIMES COUNTY, Texas -- An elderly Grimes County person mistakenly shot and killed a caretaker Wednesday night.

According to the Grimes County Sheriff's office, deputies responded to a home on Millcreek Drive South near Todd Mission after a reported shooting.

The reporting party said they had shot an intruder, who turned out to be the caller's caregiver, 60 year old Samuel Gene Wilson of Todd Mission.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The elderly person who shot him was taken to the Sheriff's Office and is cooperating with investigators.