2 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting in Denton: Police

At least two men are dead and as many as three others may be injured after a home invasion shooting in Denton Sunday night.

Denton police responded to a 911 call about gunshots fired at the Castle Rock at Denton Apartments at about 5:38 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found the four gunshot victims. Two were pronounced dead and the two injured men were taken to Denton Regional Emergency Room with injuries that were not life threatening. The injured men were treated and later released, according to police.

Denton police say two men were killed and two others wounded in a shooting near the University of North Texas campus Sunday night.

Nearly 24 hours into the investigation, Denton police said Monday afternoon that three men forced their way into a residence at the apartment complex and gunfire erupted.

One of the intruders was shot and killed inside the apartment while a second was shot and killed outside of Building 5, police said.  The third man, police said, escaped and may be injured.

The identities of the suspected intruders has not yet been released.

Two guns were recovered from inside the apartment, police said, one belongs to the suspects and another to the victims.  Police said they are not yet sure who shot who.

At least two men are dead and two others hospitalized after a shooting in Denton Sunday night. The Denton police department said it received a 911 call about gun shots fired in the 1500 block of Meadow Street around 5:38 p.m.

The relationship between the victims and suspects is not known, police said, though they did confirm that the victims were not students at The University of North Texas and the suspects were not from Denton.

The Texas Rangers are assisting in the investigation.

Editor's Note: In our first story, the Denton police department public information officer indicated there were two victims and three suspects. As the investigation changed, the police department stopped referring to suspects and victims until they knew more information.

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