Police: Man kills 4 children and 2 adults in Texas – CNN.com


CNN — A man shot and killed four children and two adults — at least some of whom might have been his estranged wife’s relatives — at a Houston-area home Wednesday, authorities said.A seventh person, a 15-year-old girl, was critically wounded in the shooting near Spring, Texas, and taken to a local hospital.Ron Lee Haskell was arrested after a three-hour standoff that followed a short chase with sheriff’s deputies. Haskell, 34, is being held on charges of capital murder, Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman said.Killed were Stephen Stay, 39; Katie Stay, 33; two boys, ages 13 and 4; and two girls, ages 9 and 7, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.Police said Haskell entered the home demanding to know the whereabouts of his estranged wife, who was not there.The house belonged to relatives of Haskell’s spouse, and Haskell might have been an uncle by marriage to at least some of the children, but his relationship to everyone in the home wasn’t immediately clear, Hickman said.

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