BRANSON, Mo. – The Taney County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two people who were found in a home Friday.
A Facebook post from the Sheriff’s Office said someone reported shots were fired at a residence on Clay St. in Branson.
According to The Taney County Sheriff’s Office news release, when deputies arrived, they found a 56-year-old female and a 53-year-old male deceased from gunshot wounds outside of the residence
The investigation revealed that the male and female had been involved in a domestic altercation, which ended with the male shooting the female and then shooting himself.
TCSO said they can’t release the names or many details until the next of kin is notified. Authorities also said there is no threat to the public.
This caused a lockdown at the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks. According to a Facebook post from the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks, just after 6 p.m. Friday, the Taney County Ambulance District told the Branson unit of the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks that there was an active shooter situation nearby.
Staff followed emergency protocols, according to the Facebook post, and the facility was locked down.
BGCO was given the “all clear” by 6:22 p.m. Friday.
Ozarks First will keep you updated with new details.