POLK COUNTY, Texas – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting deaths of 5 family members.
15-month-old Ranley Horn was found outside the home with gunshot wounds.
The child’s mother and great-grandmother were also found dead outside.
Inside the home, two male family members were found.
All of the victims were shot.
“This is a horrible, horrific scene. A horrible, horrific crime,” said Polk County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Byron Lyons told KTRK.
Investigators have not labeled the incident a murder-suicide, however, they say they are not looking for any suspects.
A sixth person, the toddler’s grandmother, was inside at the time of the shooting. She told authorities she hid in a bedroom and wasn’t hurt. She called her son, who contacted authorities around 10:30 a.m. Monday.