Five found dead at Texas home in apparent shooting, sheriff says

5 people killed in Polk County shooting

Texas shooting today: At least 5 dead in shooting at rural Texas home

The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

Five people were found shot and killed in a home in an unincorporated town in eastern Texas on Monday, police said. She called her son, who alerted authorities about 10:30 a.m.

Chief Deputy Byron Lyons identified the deceased as Ashley Delaney and husband Randy Horn, as well as Delaney's in-laws, Carlos and Lynda Delaney.

The woman who had locked herself in the bedroom was found unharmed and is the mother of one of the victims, according to Lyons. "She is not a suspect at this time".

Russell Westbrook makes history with 10th consecutive triple-double
Westbrook is averaging a triple-double for the season with 21.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and a league-leading 11.2 assists per game. George meanwhile said the atmosphere inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena had helped inspire the team. "It felt unbelievable .

The sheriff's office says its detectives are investigating along with the Texas Rangers, but that it can't release more information because "the scene is extremely fluid".

Lyons says a firearm was recovered from the house about 75 miles northeast of Houston and that no suspects are being sought.

A medical examiner will examine the bodies.

Latest News