New Delhi: A gunman in Texas shot and killed five of his neighbors, including a child, after they had reportedly complained about his gunfire. The incident occurred in the town of La Marque, about 30 miles southeast of Houston.
According to local authorities, the shooter, identified as a 27-year-old man, was involved in an ongoing dispute with his neighbors, who had previously lodged complaints about his frequent gunfire. On the day of the shooting, the man allegedly approached his neighbors’ home and opened fire, killing three adults and a child.
The gunman then reportedly walked across the street and shot another neighbor before returning to his own home and taking his own life. The motive for the shooting is not yet clear, but investigators are looking into the dispute between the shooter and his neighbors.
The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, with many residents expressing their condolences to the families of the victims. Local authorities have also urged residents to come forward with any information that may help in the investigation.
Texas has a long history of gun violence, and the latest shooting has once again reignited debates about gun control and the need for stronger measures to prevent such tragedies. Gun violence has become a major issue in the United States, with mass shootings and gun-related deaths on the rise in recent years.
The shooting in La Marque is just the latest in a string of gun-related incidents across the country, and has once again highlighted the urgent need for action to address the root causes of gun violence in America.