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Estranged husband shot wife, 4-year-old daughter, mother-in-law before killing himself, sheriff says

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting with at least four people dead. Murder-suicide may be involved.

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The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting with at least four people dead. Murder-suicide may be involved.

Highlights

  • NEW: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the man appeared to have shot his wife and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself.
  • NEW: The husband and wife were going through a divorce in recent months, and there were reports of the man being abusive to his 4-year-old daughter, the sheriff says.
  • Neighbors say it’s not typical for these incidents to happen at the apartment complex where small children live.
  • The Pakistani family was a Pakistani family at the center of the tragedy, Gonzalez says.
  • The woman who worked at an Islamic school nearby was concerned when she didn’t show up for work when she was reported missing.