HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Police say two teenagers have been pronounced dead after a shooting at a house party in Huntsville early Saturday morning.
According to officials, 18-year-old James Jones of Huntsville died Saturday morning after sustaining injuries during the shooting. On Sunday, Livingston native Cruz Garcia, 18, died at Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston from gunshot wounds.
Joe Lewis, 21, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony. Lynn Johnson, 19, was charged with assault, a first-degree misdemeanor.
Additional charges are likely, authorities tell KPRC 2, after the two people were pronounced dead.
Police say the shooting happened at 19th Street near Avenue O shortly after midnight.
Officers from Texas DPS, Sam Houston State PD, and deputies from Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the home where authorities say a large house party was taking place.
When they entered the home, authorities said officers found four people with gunshot wounds.
All four victims were taken to area hospitals where two later died. Two other victims remain in critical condition at last check.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Sgt. John Thompson with Huntsville PD at 936-291-5427.