2 people were killed and 3 officers were injured in a shooting in Halton City, Texas.

Two people were shot dead on Saturday night in Halton City, Texas.

Police officer Rick Alexander said during a briefing that the three officers had no life-threatening injuries.

Alexander said that an elderly woman had called 911.

The police then reached the residence where the officers opened fire during the incident.

Alexander said a woman was found dead in the house and a man was found dead outside.

The shooter had a military-style rifle.

The police said in their statement, the gunman died due to his own bullets.

The link between the victims and the shooter is yet to be ascertained.

The Texas Rangers will be handling the investigation.