Gunman in Texas kills 4 family members and himself

July 24, 2011 

A Grand Prairie, Texas, man opened fire on his estranged wife Saturday evening, then gunned down four other members of her family at a private birthday party before fatally shooting himself, Grand Prairie police said Sunday.

The couple had been hosting a birthday party at Forum Roller World for one of their two children, both of whom were unharmed.

Grand Prairie police identified the shooter as Tan Do, 35. He was pronounced dead at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas from a gunshot wound to the head. His victims were his estranged wife, Trini Do, 29, of Grand Prairie; her two sisters, Lynn Ta, 16 and Michelle Ta, 28, of Grand Prairie; a brother, Hien Ta, 21; and a sister-in-law, Thuy Nguyen, 25. Read the full story at star-telegram.com.

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