UPDATE: Man arrested for killing his pregnant girlfriend, stealing vehicle in Mansfield
The Mansfield Police Department has released an update on the carjacking and shooting investigation.
As originally reported, the Mansfield Police Department responded to an armed carjacking at the Texas State Optical business on Monday morning. When officers arrived, they located a deceased woman inside of a vehicle in the parking lot.
Police were able to track down and arrest a 28-year-old man who is allegedly responsible for the crime.
It was later determined that the man had shot and killed his girlfriend, who was pregnant with twins, before the carjacking took place. After the shooting, he fled in the stolen vehicle.
He has been charged with Aggravated Robbery and Capital Murder.