Sheriff: 5 People Found Shot to Death in Texas House

5 people killed in Polk County shooting

Five victims died at the home.

Authorities found a 15-month-old and her family shot to death in a rural Texas home Monday morning and have thus far not found any leads in the bloody case.

"Troopers from the Texas Highway Patrol and deputies arrived on scene discovering multiple victims from apparent gunshot wounds", said Sheriff Ken Hammack via his Facebook page for the sheriff's office.

The sheriff did not release details about the shooting or the identities of the victims. She called her son, who alerted authorities about 10:30 a.m.

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

Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's office and Texas rangers are now working to piece together what happened at the residence.

"The scene is extremely fluid making it hard to release information", the sheriff said.



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