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16-Year-Old Killed His Parents In Apparent Double Murder-Suicide At Home Near Azle

TARRANT COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - The Tarrant County Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old boy appears to have shot and killed his parents and then shot and killed himself.

The Sheriff's Office released the names of two of the victims of the triple homicide Monday, February 10 at 1513 Red Oak Circle near Azle.

Xiumei Shi Ryan, 54 and Harley W. Ryan, 58, were shot and killed by their teenage son.

Triple homicide scene in Tarrant County
Triple homicide scene in Tarrant County on Monday, February 10. (CBS 11)

The Tarrant County Sheriff's Office said they got a call from a family member of the people who lived at the house around 3:00 p.m. Monday saying they were concerned they hadn't heard from them in the last 24 hours.

Deputies went over and found a man, a teenage boy and a woman dead.

All three had been shot to death.

Neighbor Jan Boren told CBS 11 on Tuesday, this is tough to process.

"Very nice people we live directly behind them. We share a fence, on Sunday morning he was out mowing his dog was running with him he was playing with the dog. Very normal, so I'm shocked to hear this, this morning, very sad for them. They were a sweet couple."​
Sources say the 16-year-old boy was a student at Azle High School, but police aren't yet releasing his name.
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