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One Dead Following Domestic Altercation in Gateway Update #1
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Autopsy results have confirmed Arthur Hohensee (11/30/1938) as the deceased at 11190 Lakeland Circle incident.

The medical examiner has determined that Arthur Hohensee died from a self inflicted gun shot wound and the death investigation has been ruled a suicide.

Original Release (5/22/13) at 10:59pm.

One person is dead following a domestic altercation in the Silverlakes community of Gateway.

On May 22, 2013 at 4:16 p.m., deputies responded to reports of shots fired at 11190 Lakeland Circle.  Deputies learned that a male subject in his seventies had fired numerous shots at two female family members.  When the first deputy arrived on scene, the subject fired at the deputy.  The deputy returned fire.

Inside the house, the subject continued to fire shots.  The two victims, also inside the house, were able to get to a window, where they were subsequently pulled to safety by deputies.  Neither victim suffered any significant injuries.

As the armed subject remained barricaded inside the house, a fire broke out.  With an active shooter inside, firefighters were unable to enter the residence and any chance to control the fire at an early stage was thwarted.

The house ultimately burned to the ground.  After the fire was extinguished, deputies entered the burned-out residence and discovered one person deceased, presumably the male subject.

The name of the deceased is pending positive identification by the medical examiner, who will also determine official cause of death.  Updates to this story will be posted when they become available.