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Shooting in Alton leaves 2 dead

Alton police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead, according to a social media post from Alton PD.

Alton police arrived at the 900 Block of Jefferson Street at around 8:45 p.m. in reference to a report of a shooting and discovered two deceased male individuals on the property, the post states.

AltonPDLogoAlton Investigators are on scene conducting a homicide investigation. 

The case is in the preliminary phases and details remain limited.

In a tweet sent out at 10:33 p.m., Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra announced that homicide investigators and crime scene specialists with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office are assisting Alton PD with the double homicide investigation.

Anyone with information can contact the Alton Criminal Investigations Division at (956) 432-0700 or the Alton Crime Stoppers line at (956) 585-8477 (TIPS).

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