Four Children, Two Others Dead in Houston Suburb Shooting
Six people, including four children, were shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Spring, Texas, north of Houston. After a chase, police have cornered the shooter in a neighborhood cul de sac. According to police, the shooting occurred as part of a domestic dispute.
Harris County Precinct 4 Assistant Chief Deputy Mark Herman said three children and two adults died at the scene of the shooting at a home in the 700 block of Leaflet Lane. Another child died after being airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital, and the condition of an adult also flown to the hospital was not known.
Herman said that authorities responded to a report of a shooting at about 6 p.m., where they found a woman and child who had both been shot in the head.
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Update, 10:09 p.m.: Police have confirmed to the Associated Press that four children, not five, have been reported dead.
BREAKING: Sheriff's office: 4 children, 2 adults killed in shooting at suburban Houston home.— The Associated Press (@AP) July 10, 2014