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8 dead in northern Texas home shooting in U.S.

(Xinhua)    14:13, September 11, 2017

HOUSTON, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Eight people, including a suspect, were killed Sunday evening in a shooting incident at a home in northern Texas, the United States.

Police in Plano, a city in the northeastern part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area which lies about 410 km north of Houston, Texas, shot and killed the suspect on arrival at the home after receiving a weapons call, local TV KHOU reported.

Once inside the home, police found nine gunshot victims, seven of whom were killed at the scene and two others were transported to a local hospital, the report said.

All victims were believed to be adults.

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