Two people dead after shooting at Texas City nursing home: TCPD

Texas City police say a 90-year-old man walked into his 79-year-old wife’s room at an adult skilled nursing center and shot her before shooting himself.

The deadly shooting was reported at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the Rio at Mainland Center in the 1000 block of Mainland Center Drive.

Officers arrived to find the man and woman both deceased in a residential room.

On Monday, the Texas City Police Department said detectives determined the shooting was a murder/suicide.

No other residents or staff were injured.

Police say the incident was contained to one room and it was not an active shooting event.

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