Published: Tue, February 12, 2019

5 members of Texas family, including infant, fatally shot

5 members of Texas family, including infant, fatally shot

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is confirming that five people were killed in a shooting incident on the 3600 block of FM 3126 in Blanchard, west of Livingston.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said deputies were responding to an assault call at a home in Blanchard when they discovered multiple victims who suffered apparent gunshot wounds.

Five victims died at the home.

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


She told investigators that she awoke about 5:30 a.m. Monday to a disturbance described as popping noises.

"Detectives from the Sheriff's Office are investigating along with the Texas Rangers".

KHOU television reports that the sheriff is expected to release more information during a news conference at 6 p.m.

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