Is shooting in Longview linked to arson?

LONGVIEW, TX (KSLA) - Longview Police are investigating an early morning shooting that possibly led to arson.

The fire started at a home in the 1200 hundred block of Chappell Street around 5:40am.

Police say a caller reported hearing several gun shots at a home on fire.

When fire fighters arrived the home was completely engulfed in flames.

The photos shown are photos of the fire taken from Longview Police.

"They was just saying that they think he let some people in, and they owe him some money or something, and they shot him," says the victim's aunt, Mary Candie.

Police haven't released the victim's name, but family members tell us the victim is Kelvin Muckleroy, Jr.

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