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Man suspected of killing 4, including a 1-year-old, at a Dallas home kills self during police chase

Police say a man suspected of killing four people, including a 1-year-old boy, and wounding a 15-year-old girl during a shooting at a Dallas home shot himself in the head during a chase with the police.

By means ofThe Associated Press

December 4, 2023, 12:06 PM

DALLAS– A man suspected of killing four people, including a 1-year-old boy, and wounding a 15-year-old girl during a shooting at a Dallas home fatally shot himself during a police chase, the police said. police Monday.

Byron Carillo, 21, fled the home Sunday afternoon after the shooting and then stole a vehicle, Dallas police said. While Carillo was being chased by law enforcement officers in the Austin area, about 195 miles (313 kilometers) south of Dallas, he crashed the vehicle into a ditch and ran away, police said.

Police said when officers approached Carillo, he shot himself in the head. Police said he died at the scene.

Officers who responded to the home in the far southeastern part of the city on Sunday found five people had been shot. Three adults died at the scene; The 1-year-old boy and the 15-year-old were taken to a hospital, where the 1-year-old died and the teen was treated and released. Police said a 13-year-old girl was also in the home at the time of the shooting, but she was not injured.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead as Logan De La Cruz, 1; Vanessa De La Cruz, 20; Karina López, 33; and Jose Lopez, 50.

Police said Carillo had an ankle monitor on a 2021 aggravated assault charge but cut it off at some point before or immediately after the shooting.

Police said the Texas Rangers will investigate Carillo's death.