2 dead following domestic violence incident in Northwest Austin

The Austin Police Department is investigating a homicide at an apartment complex in Northwest Austin.

Police said on May 1, around 5:38 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance at the Legends Lake Creek apartment complex, at 10015 Lake Creek Pkwy. The caller reported a couple arguing in a nearby apartment before several gunshots were heard. 

When officers arrived, they found Joyce Pingul Clarke, 55, inside the apartment with gunshot wounds. Officers also found Gary Clarke, 56, in a back bedroom with a gunshot wound. Both died on the scene.

Investigators determined that Gary Clarke shot and killed his wife, Joyce Pingul Clarke, and then shot and killed himself.

Anyone with any information should contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-TIPS. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477.