Denton police investigating three shootings in the past week

The Denton Police Department is investigating three separate, unrelated shootings in the past week. Information in each case is limited due to the ongoing investigations, but here are a few details released by police.

The first shooting occurred last Tuesday, July 28th, in the 1700 block of S. Loop 288. Gunshots were fired during a verbal altercation. Luckily, no one was injured.

The second shooting occurred on Saturday, August 1st, in the 1200 block of S. Loop 288. The victim did not want to speak with police, so there is no information.

The third shooting occurred tonight (Tuesday, August 4th) in the 300 block of Mack Drive. Two people were shot. One person was located at the scene and another at a local hospital. Police say one person has died from this shooting.

Denton PD encourages anyone with relevant information about any of these cases to please call 940-349-8965.