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At least five people were found dead inside a Texas home on Monday, according to investigators.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a call for assistance around 10:30 a.m. “for multiple victims of an assault,” the department wrote in a Facebook post.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that officers on Monday morning found multiple victims of “apparent gunshot wounds” in the home in the unincorporated community of Blanchard, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) northeast of Houston.
Emergency responders received a call for help around 10:30 a.m.
The sheriff’s office says its detectives are investigating along with the Texas Rangers, but that it can’t release more information because “the scene is extremely fluid.”
KHOU television reports that the sheriff is expected to release more information during a news conference at 6 p.m.
The sheriff’s office said an investigation remains underway.