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Waco shooting leaves one dead, another hospitalized

Posted at 10:56 AM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 17:28:05-04

WACO, Texas — Waco police are investigating a shooting that killed a 43-year-old woman Sunday afternoon.

The incident took place in the 3500 blk of W. Waco Dr, according to the Waco Police Department.

When officers arrived, they found her with a gunshot wound and pronounced her dead at the scene.

Officers also found a 51-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds and transported him to Baylor Scott and White at Hillcrest Hospital for medical treatment.

The female who shot the male victim multiple times and then shot herself has been identified as Tafara Joiner of Waco. The next of kin for Joiner has been notified, according to Waco police.

His current medical status remains unknown at this time.

Officers are now investigating the incident as an aggravated assault and suicide.

This investigation remains ongoing at this time.