Austin: A Texas man went next door with a rifle and started shooting his neighbor after his family asked him to stop shooting in his yard because his baby was sleeping, police said Saturday.
Five people, including an 8-year-old girl, were killed in a shooting in the town of Cleveland, about 45 miles from Houston.
San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers said authorities were still searching for the 39-year-old suspect. He said the suspect, whom he did not identify, used an AR-style rifle in the shooting. rice field.
Capers said there were 10 people in the house and no one else was injured. said to have been found.
“The Honduran women who lay over these children were doing it to protect their children,” Capers said.
The confrontation happened after the family approached the fence and asked the suspect to stop firing, Capers said. According to Capers, the suspect replied that it was his property and that one of the homes obtained a video of the suspect walking to the front door with a rifle.
Three of the victims were female and one was male. Their names have not been released. Capers said the victims were between the ages of 8 and about 40.
Capers said authorities had previously visited the suspect’s home. “A representative came over and told me about him shooting in the yard,” he said.
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