On Friday night, an incident of harassment was reported to the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office in Cleveland, Texas.
However, when the authorities arrived, they found four victims dead and three injured due to gunshots.
The victims of the shooting were all from Honduras and ranged in age from 8 to 40 years old. An 8-year-old child and two females were discovered in the bedroom, lying on top of two surviving children.
5 dead in Texas shooting: Who is the suspect?
The suspect was described as a Mexican male who was allegedly intoxicated and armed with an AR-15-style rifle.
The authorities have stated that the suspect had previously fired the same weapon in his front yard, as evidenced by shell casings found there.
One of the victims died at a local hospital, while the rest died on the scene. Ten people were inside the home at the time of the shooting, and authorities have warned residents in and around the Cleveland, Texas, area to avoid the crime scene until the investigation is complete.
This tragic incident has claimed the lives of five individuals, leaving their loved ones and the community in mourning.