The Latest: Texas shooting dead are 1 man, 2 women, 1 child


BASTROP, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Bastrop, Texas: (all times local):

9 p.m.

Police say the four dead from a shooting at an apartment complex include one man, two women and a child.

Bastrop Police Det. Vicky Steffanic says that another child was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening.

She says the suspected shooter is among the dead and there is no further threat to the public.

The identities of the dead are not being released pending notification of family.

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8:30 p.m.

Residents near the scene of a fatal shooting in Bastrop, Texas say they are restricted from leaving or entering the apartment complex where the shooting happened.

Kenyata Trigg told the Austin American-Statesman that her sister-in-law was in the apartment complex 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.

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.

A sheriff’s office spokeswoman earlier said that all four of the dead were adults.

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7:30 p.m.

The suspect in the fatal shooting of four people in Bastrop, Texas is dead.

Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dawn Adams quotes officers at the scene as saying the apartment complex where the shooting took place is now secure.

No details were immediately available about the motive for the shooting.

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

In addition to the four dead, a child was taken from the scene to the hospital with minor injuries.

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7:10 p.m.

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.

She said 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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