4 dead in Texas apartment complex shooting

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WATCH ABOVE: Four people including a child have been found dead inside an apartment in Bastrop, TX on Saturday. Police say a man, two women and a child were found dead inside while another child was taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries. Police say the shooter is among the dead – Jul 23, 2016

BASTROP, Texas – Four people have been found dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in Bastrop, Texas.

Dawn Adams, spokeswoman for the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office says in addition to the fatalities, one child has been taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Adams said officers received a call about the attack at 6:13 p.m.

Residents near the scene of the fatal shooting were restricted from leaving or entering the apartment complex where the shooting happened.

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Kenyata Trigg told the Austin American-Statesman that her sister-in-law was in the apartment when she heard shots. Trigg said her sister-in-law saw the bodies of a man, a woman and two children, all of whom she knew as neighbors.

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Mai Mguyen, who’s lived in the apartment complex for five years, said she was working at a shop nearby when she heard four gunshots.

No details about the suspect or a motive for the shooting are available.

Bastrop is a town of about 7,500 people located 35 miles southeast of Austin.


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