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Six children and two adults found shot dead in Texas home

The gunfire broke out when officers who had been called to the Houston-area home late on Saturday spotted the body of a child and tried to enter.

A man surrendered about an hour later, after talks with police negotiators.Police said the suspect, David Conley, was later charged with capital murder.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the bodies were found after “a welfare check was conducted on the premises” by deputies at about 21:00 local time (02:00 GMT Sunday).A man inside opened fire when the deputies tried to force their way in.