Authorities identify man, woman involved in Henderson County shooting

Authorities identify man, woman involved in Henderson County shooting

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Henderson County sheriff has identified the people involved in a shooting that left one dead and one injured.

According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call at about 10:06 p.m. Thursday reporting two gunshot victims in the Brierwood Bay subdivision on Valley View Drive.

When deputies arrived at the scene they found two victims, one dead and one injured.

According to the office, 21-year-old Jaylon Ward was found dead at the scene with an apparent gunshot wound. Natalie McKenzie, 41, was found injured inside the residence. She was airlifted to a Tyler hospital where she is in a reportedly critical but stable condition.

The sheriff’s office reported an inquest of Ward was conducted by a justice of the peace. His body was sent to American Forensics in Dallas for an autopsy.

Previously, Hillhouse said more information on the nature of the incident will be available after he reviews the report and preliminary autopsy results.

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