NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A woman and her son are dead after a murder-suicide in New Braunfels on Thursday morning, police said.
Officers were called to the 500 block of Wilderness Way around 9:55 a.m. for a report of a possible gunshot victim. When they arrived, they found 43-year-old Chelsee Dodd and 10-year-old Trace Dodd with fatal gunshot wounds, police said.
Officers also found a 16-year-old girl conscious with a life-threatening gunshot wound. She was transported to University Hospital.
New Braunfels police say the 16-year-old and 10-year-old were victims, and the mother was the suspect in the homicide-suicide.
An autopsy has been ordered for the woman and her son, and police are still investigating the case.
Three area schools were placed on a brief lockdown Thursday morning as officers arrived at the scene.