5 shot to death at home near Lake Livingston, officials say

Five people found shot dead inside Texas home

Modal Trigger Five people were killed Monday in a shooting in Polk County Texas. KPRC

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said deputies were responding to an assault call at a home in Blanchard when they discovered multiple victims who suffered apparent gunshot wounds. The other three victims are Ashley Delaney, 27, her husband, Randy Horn, 54, and their 15-month-old daughter.

"This is a terrible, horrific scene".

Authorities found one survivor, who was only identified as Ashley's mother by police. The child's identity hasn't been released, but Lyons says a woman was found safe locked in a bedroom closet.

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The crime scene 'is extremely fluid making it hard to release information, ' explained officials.

Childers would not say whether any of the deaths are believed to be suicide, but confirmed police are not seeking a suspect and there's no risk to the public. She told authorities she hid in a bedroom and wasn't hurt.

Emergency responders received a call for help around 10:30 a.m.

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