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Texas mother fatally shoots 2 daughters, police kill her

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.

Published: 25th June 2016 09:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th June 2016 09:39 AM   |  A+A-

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By AP

FULSHEAR: Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.

The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday in front of a home on the fringe of the Houston suburb of Fulshear. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls says a motive was still under investigation, but it appeared the shooting climaxed a family argument.

Nehls says the two younger women had already been shot when a Fulshear police officer arrived and saw the mother with a gun in her hand, apparently preparing to shoot one of her daughters again. The officer shot and killed the woman.

No identities have been released.

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