Neighbor: People were laughing, grilling at North Texas home where 8 were killed, including gunman

Suspect killed by police

By Chris Shadrock - Web - News Producer
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PLANO, Texas - The Latest on the deaths of at least eight people, including the suspect, after a shooting at a Texas home (all times local):

6:45 a.m.

A woman who lives near a suburban Dallas home where eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting says she'd earlier seen people laughing and grilling outside.

Stacey Glover told The Dallas Morning News that the party started early Sunday afternoon. Then, she says, she heard shots around 8 p.m. She opened her door and smelled gunpowder. She heard police who arrived yell "hands up" before more shots rang out.

Plano police spokesman David Tilley has said police responded to a report of shots fired. The first officer who arrived confronted the suspected shooter. Tilley says the officer opened fire, killing the suspect.

The victims and suspect haven't been identified. Two others were injured in the shooting.

Neighbor Lauryn Nichols said she had a friend who'd been in the house and she didn't know what had happened to the person.

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1:20 a.m.

Authorities in North Texas say at least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano.

The shooting occurred Sunday night in the city less than 20 miles northeast of Dallas.

Plano police spokesman David Tilley says police initially responded to a report of shots fired. When the first officer arrived and went inside the home, the officer confronted the suspected shooter. Tilley says the officer opened fire, killing the suspect.

Two others were injured in the shooting. Their conditions have not been released.

The victims and suspect have not yet been identified. All of those killed and injured are believed to be adults.

Additional details were not immediately available. An investigation is ongoing.

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KSAT 12's initial report

Police in North Texas found multiple people dead inside a home Sunday evening, according to multiple media reports.

The shooting occurred just after 8 p.m. at a home in the 1700 block of West Spring Creek Parkway, police said.

Police were called out to a report of shots fired.

When Plano police officers arrived at the home they found the gunman inside and confronted him before he was shot and killed.

Officers then found nine other people inside, seven of them were dead. The victims, all adults, were shot.

The two other people were taken to a hospital. Their conditions were not released.

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