7 Dead in Christmas Day Shooting

Texas investigators believe shooting was a murder-suicide.
1:33 | 12/26/11

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Chilling words on a Christmas Day -- the by the worst investigation that we had this game. Many years police in grapevine Texas outside of Dallas Sadie received a call about 11:30 Sunday morning only to find the unthinkable inside. Seven people shot dead inside an apartment. A Christmas tree in wrapping Paper nearby. It's just crazy and unexpected especially on -- day. At this point authorities believe the bloodshed was a murder suicide in -- one of the seven victims is the shooter. All the victims for women and three men ages eighteen to sixty are believed to be related. Police say the tragedy unfolded as the family members were cleaning up wrapping Paper after an otherwise peaceful holiday morning. There's just being quite terrified that this could happen in Boston -- students -- -- rooms sleep details are still unclear but police say they receive quote. An open line 911 call from inside the apartment in the Lincoln vineyards complex meaning no one was speaking on the other end of the line. Handguns were reportedly -- near the bodies authorities say several nearby apartments are vacant and police did not receive any reports from neighbors about the spray of gunfire. -- turn this Christmas holiday. Into a family massacre. This is -- this very tragic. You know regardless of what day of the year happens on that it's -- it's very unfortunate but it's certainly amplified. I get the -- -- this Christmas today the victims have not yet been identified in police say the investigation. Is ongoing rob Nelson ABC news New York.

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