Man fatally shoots woman before turning gun on himself in San Jacinto County

Man taken to hospital in unknown condition after shooting woman

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SAN JACINTO COUNTY, Texas – A woman is dead and a man was taken to a hospital after authorities in San Jacinto County said he shot the woman and then turned the gun on himself Saturday.

The San Jacinto County Sheriff’s office said the scene is in the 6000 block of FM 1725.

Deputies arrived on scene to find a woman dead in the yard from a gunshot wound and a man in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

The sheriff’s office said it is believed the man shot the woman before turning the gun on himself. The man was transported by air medical helicopter to a local trauma center for treatment. His condition is not being released at this time.

“Investigators have determined that there currently is no danger to the public as this was an isolated incident between the male and female,” the sheriff’s office said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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