Shooting near North Star Mall leaves 2 women dead, 1 critically injured, police say

Authorities believe two suspects were involved

A shooting near a Northwest Side gas station overnight left one person dead and two others injured, according to Castle Hill police. (KSAT)

CASTLE HILLS – A shooting near the North Star Mall left two women dead and another in critical condition early Sunday, according to Castle Hills police.

The incident happened around 6 a.m. on the access road of Blanco Road and Loop 410.

Officers were alerted by a man in the area that a situation was unfolding near a white vehicle at that location. When they arrived, they found three women by the vehicle, all in their early 20s, with serious gunshot wounds.

One of the women died from her injuries and the other two were taken by EMS to an area hospital in critical condition. As of around 10:30 a.m., police confirmed to KSAT that another woman succumbed to her injuries.

The third victim remains in critical condition, at last check.

Police found around 50 shell casings at the scene and believe a 9 millimeter and an AK-47 was used in the shooting.

Further investigation revealed to authorities that two suspects were involved, though neither have yet been located.

The investigation continues and anyone with more information on the incident is urged to contact Castle Hills PD at 210-342-2341.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.