2 dead, 1 injured in East Texas shooting

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A shooting in East Texas leaves two people dead, one person injured and the suspect behind bars.

According to the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, around 9:00 a.m., deputies were called to a residence off Farm-to-Market Road 1844, near Highway 271, in Union Grove.

When officials arrived on scene, they discovered two people were dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Another victim was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The UCSO reached out to the Longview Police Department to help them locate the shooter.

The suspect was taken into custody near the intersection of Highway 80 and West Loop 281 in Longview.

The UCSO is awaiting a search warrant at the home.

The identities of the injured, the deceased and the shooter have not been released at this time.

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