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Partygoers kill gunman with bricks after he opened fire at Texas home

The gunman fatally shot one person and wounded another in a Fort Worth backyard.

A gunman who opened fire at a party early Monday in Texas, fatally shooting one person, died after attendees struck him with bricks, authorities said.

The incident began around 1 a.m. in the backyard of a Fort Worth home when an attendee became angry and left, the police department said in a statement.

The person, identified by a Fort Worth police spokesperson only as a man, returned with a second person and got into an argument with other partygoers. The man opened fire, striking one person and causing a non-life-threatening injury, the statement said.

When people at the party began chasing him, he opened fire and they threw landscaping bricks at him, the statement said. Two people were struck by gunfire, one of them fatally, police said. The second person was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The gunman was struck multiple times with at least one brick and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The department said the shooter's identity will be released by the medical examiner's office.