Skip to comments.Seven People Found Dead in Dallas-Area Apartment [Amid Christmas Gifts And Wrapping Paper]
Posted on 12/25/2011 6:44:33 PM PST by Steelfish
Seven People Found Dead in Dallas-Area Apartment Published December 25, 2011
GRAPEVINE, Texas Seven people believed to be related had opened their Christmas gifts and started cleaning up the wrapping paper when they were shot to death in a suburban Texas apartment, police said Sunday.
Authorities said they believe the shooter is among the dead, but got a warrant before doing a full search on the small chance that it was otherwise.
Four women and three men, aged 18 to 60, were found in an adjoining kitchen and living room area when police entered the apartment around midday, said Police Sgt. Robert Eberling. Two handguns were found near the bodies in the apartment that was decorated for the holiday with a tree, he added.
"It appears they had just celebrated Christmas. They had opened their gifts," Eberling said.
The victims have not yet been identified, but Eberling said it appears they all died of gunshot wounds. He said authorities still don't know what sparked the incident.
Grapevine Police Lt. Todd Dearing said investigators believe that all the victims were related, but that some were only visiting and didn't live in the apartment. He said police are looking for other relatives to inform. "Seven people in one setting in Grapevine, that's never happened before. Ever," Dearing said.
He said police were performing a "meticulous" search of the apartment and he expects them to be on the scene for many hours. Police and firefighters first rushed to the Lincoln Vineyards complex after receiving an open-ended emergency services call at about 11:30 a.m., Eberling said.
"There was an open line. No one was saying anything," he explained. So police went into the apartment, located in a middle-class, suburban neighborhood of Grapevine, not far from the upscale Fort Worth neighborhood of Colleyville.
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Perhaps someone got a gag gift they didn’t appreciate very much?
Or soon to be.
Ex-husband getting screwed by ex-wife.
Ex-husband sees no other way to resolve said situation.
Merry Freaking Christmas.
A guy I knew from my hometown was killed in an accident last night. Drunk driving.
Like other ones, this family has no rights
as your King and I see it, in the absence of
a koran, or a documented terrorist, in their home."
Police and firefighters first rushed to the Lincoln Vineyards complex after receiving an open-ended emergency services call at about 11:30 a.m., Eberling said.
“There was an open line. No one was saying anything,” he explained.
Sounds like the perp may have made the call and just left the line open.
Merry WHAT Christmas???
Perhaps there is a recent convert in the bunch?
Probably the last one standing, as it were, called 911 before expireing...
two hand guns found amongst the bodies.
I hate Christmas.
Hate the holidays.
Have for the last seveal years.
Ready to get back to work.
By tomorrow, these will be AK-47s.
1) divorce retribution or 2) drugs.
Lack of any ID in the press points to black or Latinos.
And Illegal aliens!
Grapevine is a decent place from what I’ve seen. That big Gaylord Conference Center (which is huge) is there and the downtown is nice. I stayed there for several days this summer.
Yes, them too.
If it was NRA members, they would have kept the pistols and policed their frags.
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