5 folks had been discovered lifeless in a rural North Texas dwelling Wednesday after police say a person entered the house of his ex-wife, and shot and killed her three kids and her boyfriend earlier than killing himself.
Capt. Orlando Hinojosa from the Denton County Sheriff’s Workplace confirmed the killings, including that the gunman additionally shot his ex-wife, however she had survived the incident. He stated that he didn’t know her precise situation, however that he didn’t consider that her accidents had been life-threatening.
Dispatchers obtained a name at round 8:28 a.m. a few self-inflicted gunshot sufferer at a Ponder dwelling and, whereas police had been en route, they had been notified of a number of different victims, the Denton County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
The main points surrounding the deaths weren’t instantly clear.
Police didn’t launch the ages or identities of any of the victims.
Ponder is a small city simply 40 miles north of Dallas with about 2,000 residents.
The Related Press contributed to this report.