8 dead after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas

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A police officer works the scene of a shooting at a home in Plano, north of Dallas, Texas, Sunday night, Sept. 10, 2017. Authorities in North Texas say several people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at the Plano home. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

PLANO, Texas, Sept 11: At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in North Texas said Sunday night.

The shooting took place around 8 p.m. in the city, 20 miles (32.19 kilometers) away northeast of Dallas.

Plano police spokesman David Tilley informed that police initially responded to a report of shots fired. When the first officer arrived and went inside the home, the officer confronted the suspected shooter, Associated press reported.Plano shooting

The officer opened fire, Tilley said, killing the suspect. Two others were injured in the shooting however, their conditions are not known yet.

The identity of the victims and the shooter have not been ascertained yet. All of those killed and injured were said to be adults.

The cause of the shooting is not determined yet. Additional details were not immediately available.

Tilleya expressed dissapointment over the shooting saying the firing of this magnitude was unusual for Plano, especially in such a quiet neighborhood. He could not say whether police had been called to the home before Sunday.

Police is investigating the matter.

Wefornews Bureau

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