(NBC NEWS) An official in the Texas county where a prosecutor and his wife were shot to death over the weekend said Monday that the ordeal was “surreal” and that authorities there were on alert.

“We’re still in shock,” Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood told reporters.

District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, were gunned down at their home outside Dallas on Saturday two months after another prosecutor there was shot to death.

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