Arlington, Texas – Arlington police are looking into an alleged house invasion that resulted in three individuals being shot and two people being killed.
In accordance with investigations, police were sent shortly after midnight on April 11 to the 5300 block of Ivy Hill Drive in response to a report of shots fired in the neighborhood.
As soon as they arrived, police discovered two people, 41-year-old Matthew Stuart and a 67-year-old woman, both of whom had allegedly been shot several times. Both victims were sent to a local hospital for treatment. Stuart died as a result of his injuries a short time later. The female victim received treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
A third victim, 84-year-old George Nitsche, was also discovered inside the residence on Ivy Hill, according to police reports. He was shot at least once, and police say he was dead when they arrived at the scene.
All of the victims were related to one another. The identity of the woman who was wounded is currently unknown.
It’s believed that an unidentified suspect made his way into the house and started firing at the people who were inside.
Authorities said the investigation is still underway since they have not released a description of the suspect or made any arrests. The police have said that they do not think the shootings were the result of a random act.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Arlington Police Detective Williams at 817-459-5312. Anonymous tips can also be called in to Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.