TxDPS, city police, & Bowie County deputies on scene of fatal shooting in De Kalb


BOWIE COUNTY, Texas. (KTAL/KMSS) — Texas Rangers, De Kalb police, and Bowie County deputies are investigating a shooting in De Kalb where a man was mortally wounded by gunfire near the corner of Fulton and Houston Street Thursday.

According to the De Kalb Police Department, the shooting happened at a home on East Fulton Street.

It is not clear if the shooting happened inside or outside the home but police say they did find a man with a gunshot wound. Despite the efforts of EMS personnel, the victim later died from his injuries.

There was caution tape blocking traffic, but it was removed by Texas Rangers less than an hour ago. A crowd of people have gathered at the scene, but no one wants to talk about what happened.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

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