ROYSE CITY (CBSDFW.COM) – Royse City High School lost a current student and a former student in a shooting Sunday morning, police say.
“Obviously everyone is very upset and it’s hard to understand and very tragic and so our focus today is we have a team of ten counselors that is here to take care of students and staff,” said Adi Bryant, Chief Communications Officer, Royse City ISD.READ MORE: Mesquite Mayor, Pastor Hosts Prayer Vigil For Murdered Teen Key'Mydre Palmer Anderson
Police arrived to the 3100 block of Overstreet in the Woodland Creek subdivision around 3:05 a.m.READ MORE: Inside The North Texas Molecular Lab Working To Speed Up COVID-19 Test Results
When they arrived, police found two people dead. Police said they believe a third person was involved in the shooting but left the scene before they arrived.
The school district said the high school counseling team will help students and staff members during the loss when they return to class Monday.MORE NEWS: Downsizing And Simplifying Big Factors In North Texans' Gravitating Toward 'Tiny Homes'
Police are still investigating. They ask that anyone with information related to the offense, contact the Royse City Police Department at 972-636-9422.