Investigation continuing into apparent murder/suicide in Gibbon

The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident on Friday, July 26, in Gibbon, where a man shot and killed his wife, shot and injured a neighbor, and subsequently committed suicide. The incident began at approximately 10:40 p.m. and lasted approximately four hours.

Preliminary investigations indicate that a Gibbon couple became involved in a domestic disturbance at their residence at 310 Court Street. The wife, thirty-seven year-old Evita Gove fled the scene to a neighbor’s residence with her six year-old child. At some point her husband, thirty-eight year-old Ryan Gove, obtained a handgun and pursued Evita to the neighboring residence.


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