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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Monday Shooting Investigation Ongoing

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, May 10, 2022 – The Denton Police Department continues to investigate a Monday night shooting that left one critically injured.

At 8:35 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Bolivar Street after a 911 caller reported that someone had been shot. The caller stated a male suspect was still inside the home.

Upon arrival, officers detained a suspect and located a female victim with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers rendered emergency first aid to the victim, and Denton Fire medics transported her with critical injuries to a local hospital for treatment.

After conducting interviews and collecting evidence, detectives learned that a male suspect and female victim were involved in a verbal argument prior to the shooting. While the investigation is ongoing, a male suspect remains detained in police custody. Further information on the incident will be available pending the outcome of the investigation.

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