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Update: Police release new details in apartment robbery

Update: Police release new details in apartment robbery

December 21
23:42 2014

Caitlyn Jones / Editor-in-Chief

Update at 9:22 p.m.: Denton police released new information Monday night about the home invasion robbery at Castle Rock at Denton Apartments Sunday.

In a press release, police said the suspects were three black males who forced their way into the apartment. One suspect was shot inside while another was shot outside building five. The last suspect ran away but police believe he may be injured.

Police said two handguns were found in the apartment – one belonging to a suspect, another belonging to one of the two injured victims.

Despite being in student apartments, police said none of the men were currently enrolled at UNT. Names have not been released and no arrests have been made.

Update at 9:17 a.m.: According to a press release, Denton police are now classifying the incident as a home invasion robbery. Police said they are interviewing the two injured men classified as “victims” found at the scene and looking for a “suspect” who fled the scene. Names have yet to be released.

Original post: The Denton Police Department tweeted a press release Sunday night confirming that two men died in a shooting at Castle Rock at Denton Apartments (formerly Campus Park Apartments.)

Police said they received a call around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday about gun shots being fired in the 1500 block of Meadows Street. They found two men dead and two more with minor injuries. Both were transported to Denton Regional Medical Center, police spokesman Orlando Hinojosa said.

Authorities said there were reports that a 5th male ran away. Names of the individuals involved have not been released.

Updates will come when more details are available.

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