According to the Snyder Police Department, officers were called to a home in the 1300 of 23rd St. after a shooting around 9:40 p.m. Friday.
When they arrived, they found two gunshot victims -- a 55-year-old woman and a 26-year-old woman.
They also said they discovered the accused shooter at the scene.
The victims were taken to Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder, where the 26-year-old was pronounced dead.
The older woman was then transported to a hospital in Lubbock in critical condition.
Both of the victims' names are being withheld pending notification of other family members.
52-year-old James Smith was taken into custody at the scene. He is jailed in Scurry County and charged with murder.
The investigation into what happened continues.