By Amanda Rogers
Two people are confirmed dead after Mansfield police responded to a report of a person with a weapon in the 700 block of Fannin Lane on Wednesday morning.
Police responded to the call at 11:33 a.m. and found a woman with a gunshot wound in her neighbor’s garage. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. When officers approached a nearby home, they heard what sounded like a gunshot from inside the residence, according to Mansfield police.
Police surrounded the home while officers obtained a search warrant. The stand-off continued for approximately three hours, shutting down traffic in the east Mansfield neighborhood.
When police entered the home, they found a deceased adult man. The identities of both of the deceased are being withheld until the next of kin have been notified.
Mansfield police are currently investigating the deaths. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mansfield Police Department at 817-473-0211.
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