Royse City police investigating double-shooting

The Royse City Police Department is investigating the shooting deaths of two people early Sunday morning.

Around 3:00AM, officers responded to gunshots being fired in the 3100 block of Overstreet Lane. Upon arrival, officers located two subjects who were deceased.

“It is unknown at this time what led to this shooting, however it is believed that at least a third individual was involved and left the location prior to officers arrival,” says RCPD.

Royse City ISD released a statement saying one of those killed was a current student at Royse City High School. The other was a former student.

This is an active investigation.