Deer lease shooting was murder-suicide say police

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SABINE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Police are now saying the shooting at a Sabine County deer hunting lease is a murder-suicide.

Authorities say a 50-year-old Harris County man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon at a lease on Highway 87 and FM 330.

Investigators say the shooter, a 61-year-old Louisiana man, then turned the gun on himself.

It is believed alcohol was involved.

Police still have not released the names of the two men involved.

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