Homicide Investigation

DENTON, TX, Oct. 25, 2020 – On Oct. 24 at 9:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to a Shots Heard call in the 100 block Duchess Dr. Multiple 911 callers reported hearing gunshots in this area. Officers responded and located a gunshot victim nearby who had been shot in the lower leg. This victim was transported to a local hospital. Officers were also notified of a possible second victim, who had arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. While the two victims were being treated, investigators responded to the original scene and began their preliminary investigation.

Officers were later notified that this second victim did not survive. This shooting is now being investigated as a homicide. At this time no arrests have been made. If you have any information relating to this shooting, please contact Detective Hunter Gay at 940-349-7793.

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


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