Carey Griggs apparently died of a single gunshot wound in a shooting on Shadow Brooke Street earlier this week.

Texarkana, Texas, police responded to a residence in reference to shooting call about 12:11 a.m. Wednesday in the 7000 block of Shadow Brooke Street.

When officers arrived, they discovered Carey Griggs, 42, deceased as a result of an apparent gunshot wound, said Sgt. Aaron Brower, a Texarkana, Texas, Police Department spokesman.

Griggs was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Nancy Talley, who ordered an autopsy.  The body was transported to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, Texas. Preliminary reports from the medical examiner indicate that Ms. Griggs sustained a single wound in the mouth.  Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.

Published: 02/13/2014