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Texas: Woman Shot to Death During Family Argument in Orange Neighborhood

A 29-year-old Southeast Texas woman who was shot during a family argument has died, officials said. The Orange Police Department said it received a call just before 12.30 p.m. Thursday for a shooting on Circle D in the Roselawn area.

Mykeisha Young, of Orange, was found with a gunshot wound near her neck, an Orange PD news release said. It further said that the police officers learned two sisters were home with their mother when the sisters began arguing, resulting in one of them being shot.

“Orange police officers learned two sisters were home with their mother when the sisters began arguing, resulting in one of them being shot,” the authorities said in a statement, adding that a gun was introduced at some point after the two sisters started arguing. 

The police who responded to the reports said they found Young with a gunshot wound near her neck. 

Young was immediately sent to St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont by Acadian ambulance. She died a short time after arriving at the hospital. 

As of writing, the police are still investigating the incident that led to Young’s death by her sister’s hand.

“Detectives are investigating how the gun was introduced into the fight, resulting in the death,” Orange PD said.

Here’s the full statement released by the Orange Police Department. It said: “Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12:23pm Orange Police responded to a shooting on  Circle D in the Roselawn area. Orange Police officers located Mykeisha Young (DOB 04-09-1992) of Orange with a gunshot wound near her neck. Orange Police officers learned two sisters were home with their mother when the sisters began arguing, resulting in one of them being shot.”

“Mykeisha Young was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont by Acadian ambulance.  Mykeisha Young was declared deceased a short time later. Detectives are investigating how the gun was introduced into the fight, resulting in the death,” it added.