4 kids, 2 adults killed in domestic shooting near Houston

Posted at 11:08 PM, Jul 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-09 23:54:53-04

(CNN) -- Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.

A seventh person, an adult, was taken to a local hospital.

Sheriff's deputies have surrounded an adult suspect a few miles away from the home where the shooting took place. The suspect has a pistol to his head, according to Hickman.

Spring is located about 20 miles north of Houston.