COM) – Four people were shot and killed in the northeast Texas city of Paris late Wednesday night.
The female 911 caller had come by the house to visit one of the male victims. The victims were identified as 18-year-old Romello Dewain Steward of Paris, 21-year-old Devante Larry Adkins of Paris, 24-year-old Brijonne Rashad Woods of Paris and 32-year-old Billy Charles Carey of Garland. Pisgah Baptist church knew victim Romello Steward as a child.
“At vacation bible school they were just normal kids, ready to learn probably a lot more than they were learning but they never gave us any problems,” she said.
The potential for this being a murder-suicide case has been ruled out by crime scene detectives.
Police are treating the case as a homicide, but have not given any information about possible suspects or witnesses at this point.
“The only thing I could say to ease the concern of the community is that it doesn’t appear to be a random act of violence that you would think the community would be concerned about,” Cpt.