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Five, including 8-year-old, killed in Texas home shooting in US, armed suspect still on the loose: Report

Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Apr 29, 2023 09:17 PM IST

Police did not disclose the identity of the victims or their possible relationship to the suspect, but said that they were all from Honduras.

Five people including an 8-year-old child were killed in a shooting at a home in Cleveland, Texas, ABC News reported on Saturday, citing local police and authorities.

The San Jacinto County Sheriff's office told that the suspect was a Mexican man who was intoxicated, armed and on the run. (AP/ Representative image )
The San Jacinto County Sheriff's office told that the suspect was a Mexican man who was intoxicated, armed and on the run. (AP/ Representative image )

The shooting took place late Friday and the police were still looking for the suspect, the report added.

Officials from the San Jacinto County Sheriff's office received a call about harassment from Cleveland at around 11:31 p.m. local time but when they reached the scene they found several victims who had been shot, ABC reported.

The San Jacinto County Sheriff's office told the broadcaster that the suspect was a Mexican man who was intoxicated, armed and on the run.

The Cleveland Police Department did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for a comment. The San Jacinto County Sheriff's office could not immediately be reached for a comment.

Police did not disclose the identity of the victims or their possible relationship to the suspect, but said that they were all from Honduras, the ABC report said.

The shootings all took place in one home, with four victims declared dead at the scene and the fifth declared dead after being taken to the hospital, the report added.

The youngest of those killed was 8 years old with two female victims found on top of two surviving children, the report said, citing authorities.

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