According to Lampasas Asst. Police Chief Jody Cummings a 911 call at 11:49am Thursday morning sent officers to 702 W. North Ave in Lampasas.
“…the apparent female caller could only be heard to say before the call ended ‘she’s got a gun’ and ‘my wife, I told her I wanted a divorce.’ Lampasas Police Department Officers arrived quickly, secured the perimeter and attempted to make contact. A female inside could be heard yelling for help. Two suspected gun shots were then heard, seconds apart.”
The official release went on to say that other officers arrived on the scene and entry was forced through the front door of the house. Inside, 47 yr old Deborah Chance was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. A second female, 24 yr old Millie Chance, was found alive but suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Millie Chance was treated and taken by Air Evac to Scott and White Hospital in Temple. An autopsy was order for the dead woman and, as of 8:30pm last night 24 yr old Millie Chance was still being treated at Scott and White.
Investigation revealed that the deceased Deborah Chance was employed as a Lampasas ISD bus driver. This morning Dr, Chane Rascoe, Lampasas ISD Superintendent confirmed this, saying: "..one of our bus drivers, Debbie Chance, passed away yesterday. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.”
Other sources indicate that Chance drove bus 7 out Hwy 190 and FM 3170. Facebook pages and other unconfirmed sources indicate that the couple had come here from the Round Rock area. Investigations into the violent event are continuing.