• Denton Police Department

Four Arrests Made Following Shooting on Aug. 20

DENTON, TX, Aug. 21, 2020 – On Thursday, Aug. 20 at approximately 8:32 p.m., Denton Public Safety Dispatch received a call regarding a fight in the 2400 block of E. McKinney St. Additional callers reported multiple shots fired.

Officers arrived within minutes and encountered two vehicles attempting to leave the apartment complex that matched descriptions provided by callers. Officers conducted a felony traffic stop on both vehicles and detained four males. Two of the vehicle occupants were found to have non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Multiple firearms were recovered from the vehicles.

Following a thorough investigation, detectives learned the shooting was related to an ongoing domestic issue. The four detained subjects were placed under arrest for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and transported to the City of Denton Jail.

Contact: Allison Beckwith, (940) 349-8558, DentonPD.MediaRelations@cityofdenton.com

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