Two shot, one killed in Denton shooting

The Denton Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place last night (Saturday) where two people were injured – one fatally.

Just before 9:30PM on Saturday, Denton police received a call from a citizen who heard shots in the area of 100 Duchess Drive off Loop 288 in east Denton. Officers immediately responded to the area and found one person shot in the leg.

Police were notified of a second victim who had been taken to a local hospital by private vehicle. That victim was shot in the stomach. Despite medical attention, the victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Officers are investigating the cause and motive of the shooting. The relation between the two victims was not released.

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.