Police say a sixth person died after a man opened fire on family members in Texas before killing himself as officers approached
CORSICANA, Texas — A sixth person has died after a man opened fire on family members in Texas before killing himself as officers approached, police said.
Five people died on Saturday, including the shooter, and a sixth person was taken off life support and died Monday night, Corsicana Police Chief Robert Johnson said Tuesday.
A shooting was reported in Corsicana, about 80 kilometers south of Dallas, and another was discovered by authorities in Frost, about 32 kilometers west of Corsicana, police said.
Police say Kevin Milazzo, 41, killed his stepfather, William Mimms; his mother, Connie Mimms; his 21-year-old son, Joshua Milazzo; and Hunter Freeman, the 4-year-old son of Kevin Milazzo’s former girlfriend.
Kevin Milazzo died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Her 20-year-old son, Xavier Milazzo, was injured and died on Monday evening, police said. Two other people were injured, police said.
Authorities did not say which victims were shot in Corsicana and which were shot in Frost.
Police say Kevin Milazzo’s vehicle was found using GPS and police arranged a watch service to turn off the vehicle’s engine, and officers found him inside with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.