Brother, sister useless in murder-suicide at housewarming social gathering: cops

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A Texas man gunned down his sister and shot three others at her housewarming social gathering earlier than turning the gun on himself, authorities mentioned.

John Wright opened fireplace late Wednesday evening at 4 folks, together with his sister Julianna Carr, at her Katy house, in response to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Deputies mentioned they had been known as round 11:30 p.m. to the house and pronounced the suspect’s sister useless. Wright was delivered to a hospital, the place he later died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, information station NBC-DFW reported.

Two different girls and a person had been hospitalized with accidents and are anticipated to outlive, authorities mentioned. There have been three friends who had been capable of escape the social gathering unhurt.

The household had lately moved to the neighborhood, and it’s unclear what the motive was behind the murder-suicide, information station KPRC reported.

“Our detectives are right here with our crime scene unit,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls mentioned. “We’re going to attempt to piece this collectively and decide what occurred.”