A welfare check at a Longview Home has ended with the shooting death of a Longview woman following a two hour police standoff.

Police say 38- year- old Candace Jackson of Longview who refused to come out of the home located in the 2000 block of Eden Drive opened fire on police when they forced her out of the house with tear gas.

At that time Police Officers on the scene utilized deadly force. Jackson was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center and later pronounced dead. The case remains under investigation by the Texas Rangers.

Two nearby schools were put on lock down during Thursday’s standoff.