5 Dead, Including 3 Children In Texas Murder-Suicide

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Denton County, TEXAS — A man shot his ex-wife, three kids and her boyfriend before taking his own life Wednesday morning in Ponder, Texas.

Officials say they were dispatched to the home in regards to a burglary in progress in the 600 block of Lone Star Park Lane. Upon arrival at the home, fire officials discovered five people deceased and one person injured.

The lone survivor, the mother, was transported to hospital in unknown condition.

The suspected gunman is dead and police are “not actively looking for a shooter.”

Several police investigators were at the scene and local news cameras showed officials removing animals from the property.

The identities of the deceased were not revealed.

A motive was not known.

This is a developing story.