Four members of a Texas family were killed in a shooting Tuesday inside a home in Bowie County, about 240 kilometers east of Dallas, the Texas County Sheriff’s Office said.
The 18-year-old suspect barricaded himself for more than two hours inside the mobile home where the shooting began in the Nash community.
The Bowie Sheriff’s Department said that after a conversation with police, the suspect turned himself in to officers.
Authorities found four people dead inside the home and believe they are members of the same family.
Texas shooting 911 alert reported of a man attacking people inside a home and threatening suicide As reported by KETK Television.
Police have not yet identified the victims.
The suspect, who has also not been identified, is being held at the county jail pending further investigation and charges.
The new shooting in Texas comes three weeks after a Mexican suspect shot his neighbors, killing five Honduran citizens, including an 8-year-old boy, at a home in San Jacinto County, about 90 miles from Houston.
A mother was shot and killed in front of six minors in Miami
In another harrowing case in the United States, a mother who was traveling with six minors in her car was shot dead in Miami, Florida after an argument with another driver, who shot her, according to authorities. Killed and ran away.
The incident happened this Tuesday in front of a school in Northeast Miami, and the children who were traveling with the woman were apparently her children. Miami-Dade County Police said they witnessed the attack.
County police spokeswoman Angel Rodriguez told the media that the mother argued with a group that was in another car.
Someone inside the other car pulled out a gun and shot the mother, who crashed into two other vehicles, Rodriguez said, according to NBC6 television in Miami.
mother died and Minors aged 7 to 17 were not harmed.
Miami-Dade police have confirmed that the investigation is ongoing, but have not released any further details.
For its part, Miami-Dade School Police said Oak Grove Elementary School, near the crime scene, was temporarily closed after the incident.
Investigators said the suspect who fired the shots fled the scene before police arrived. according to local media.
Officers are requesting citizen cooperation and anyone near the scene with information about the shooting.