TX Surgeon Dr. Christopher Dawson Shoots Kills Kids Before Turning Gun On Self

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Dr. Christopher Dawson, a North Texas surgeon, has been identified as the 36-year-old man police believe fatally shot his two young children before turning the gun himself.

The grizzly murder-suicide played out in the family’s North Texas home. A GoFundMe page identified the mother as Rachel Dawson, Christopher Dawson’s wife.

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Local reports say that officials Tuesday identified the man as Dawson. Police are calling the deaths Saturday in North Richland Hills a murder-suicide.

The Tarrant County medical examiner’s office says Dawson fatally shot himself. The deaths of 9-year-old Luke Dawson and 5-year-old Aubrey Dawson were ruled homicides. Both children died from gunshot wounds.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Waxahachie records show Christopher Dawson was employed there from Sept. 4 to Oct. 20. Hospital officials didn’t comment on why Dawson left. source

Police have said there had been no previous calls from the house.

The children’s mother was home but wasn’t injured.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.

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