5-year-old boy, 6-year old girl in Texas school are killed by gunfire
An 18-year age old boy and a 6-month old girl were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in rural southwest Texas, officials said.
Authorities say the shooting happened early Friday morning at Riverstone Elementary School in Buellton, a small town about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northwest of Dallas.
The two were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Buella County Sheriff’s Office.
No other details were immediately available.
A preliminary investigation has revealed the shooting may have been an accident, Buello said.
No motive was immediately available, he said.
Officials say the school was closed for the holiday period.
The shooting came amid a series of recent shootings in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that left four people dead.