Texas man dressed as Santa Claus kills 6 family members, self

Agence France-Presse (AFP), via Interaksyon.com, reports that a man wearing a Santa Claus suit barged into a Texas apartment, opened fire and killed six family members who had just opened their Christmas presents. According to the police, the man killed himself right after his shooting spree.

Agence France-Presse (AFP), via Interaksyon.com, reports that a man wearing a Santa Claus suit barged into a Texas apartment, opened fire and killed six family members who had just opened their Christmas presents. According to the police, the man killed himself right after his shooting spree.

 

The report revealed that police rushed to the apartment around midday Sunday after receiving a 911 call with no one on the line. Grapevine police spokesman Sergeant Robert Eberling told AFP that "two handguns were found near the bodies and all seven people-aged 15 to 58-were believed to have died from gunshot wounds." He also disclosed that "they were all found in a living room area of the two-story apartment and that "there were no survivors." Police did not release the names of the deceased.

 

According to a UPI.com report, all seven who died were "related either by blood or marriage."

 

For more on this story, read the AFP article posted on Interaksyon.com or log on to UPI.com.

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