Woman Dead, 2 Children Wounded In Shooting At Family Home

By: AP
By: AP

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas mother is dead and two
of her children are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after an early
morning shooting at their home.
Police tell Dallas-Fort Worth television station KTVT and Dallas
radio station KRLD that officers were called to the Mesquite house
about 7 a.m. Wednesday by neighbors reporting the sound of gunfire.
The 31-year-old mother was taken to Baylor University Medical
Center in Dallas, where she died an hour later. Her son, 12 to 14
years old, and her 7-year-old daughter were taken to Children's
Medical Center at Dallas. No word yet on their condition.
Police are questioning a man who neighbors say lives in the

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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