At approximately 03:05 A.M. on February 3rd, 2019, Royse City Police Department was notified by dispatch of gunshots being fired in the 3100 blk of Overstreet in the Woodland Creek subdivision.
Upon Officers arrival, two subjects were found 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.
This is an active investigation. Information will be released as it becomes available and is pertinent to the case. The Royse City Police are asking that anyone having information relating to this matter, please contact Detectives Dial and Torres with Royse City Police Department at 972-636-9422. They are also asking that anyone with home security camera systems please check their footage.
Royse City ISD released the following statement regarding one former student and one current student that passed away in today’s early morning shooting:
“With heavy hearts, we share the news of a tragic situation involving the passing of one current and one former Royse City High School student over the weekend. Out of respect for their families, we will not post their names or details of the situation, but we do want our community to know that we have a counseling plan in place to support any student or staff member who may be struggling with the loss. Thank you Royse City Police Department for your constant communication and service to our community.”