Three juveniles in custody in fatal Denison shooting

Scharhonda Baker
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Published: Aug. 21, 2023 at 9:28 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2023 at 8:25 AM CDT
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Denison Police have a juvenile suspect in custody because he is a minor, his identity has not been released.

DENISON, Texas (KXII) - Denison Police say three juvenile suspects are in custody involving a drive-by shooting that left one woman dead and three others injured Sunday night.

Police said around 10:15 p.m. officers were called to a possible shooting at the 1100 block of W. Owings St, a block north of Houston Elementary School.

When officers arrived, they found four people with gunshot wounds. Police said all four people were taken to the hospital, but one female victim, Scharhonda Baker, 49, succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The three other victims were treated and released.

Denison Police have not released the names of the suspects since they are underage. Police did not say whether the victims were found inside or outside the home and have not released any information about a possible motive.

This an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Denison Police non-emergency line at (903) 465-2422.

NEWS RELEASE 🚨 ***UPDATE: The deceased victim has been identified as 49-year-old Scharhonda Baker. Next of kin has been...

Posted by Denison Texas Police Department on Monday, August 21, 2023