Polk County sheriff’s deputies found two men inside a home and three women, including the child, outside the residence in Livingston around 10:30 a.m. after responding to a call about an assault, the Houston Chronicle reported. All had been shot, the newspaper reported.
Here's the very latest on the heartbreaking murders in Polk County, TX. The five victims will undergo autopsies tomorrow. Investigators are hoping to have an update then too. #khou11https://t.co/M8Ltv0UBcE
Investigators responding found toddler Ranley Horn; her mother, Ashley Horn, 27; and Linda Delaney, 72, the child’s great-grandmother, outside the home, KTRK reported. Inside the home, deputies found Carlos Delaney, 72, who was Linda Delaney’s husband; and Randy Horn, 54, the television station reported.
"This is a horrible, horrific scene -- a horrible, horrific crime," Polk County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Byron Lyons said during a news conference Monday.
#BREAKING Five dead after a shooting at a home in Polk County, TX. DPS confirms the Texas Rangers have been called to the scene. The house, on FM 3126 near Livingston. I'm on the way there now to get more details. #khou11pic.twitter.com/zspJFYK7sc