CRIME

Police: 7 people shot, 5 dead, in shooting in Douglasville, Georgia; victims include children.

  • Police stand in the doorway of a home while investigating the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said authorities received an emergency call Saturday around 3 p.m. reporting a shooting in the housing development west of Atlanta. Daniel says the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Police stand in the doorway of a home while investigating the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said authorities received an emergency call Saturday around 3 p.m. reporting a shooting in the housing development west of Atlanta. Daniel says the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • A portrait hangs on the wall inside a home as police investigate the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    A portrait hangs on the wall inside a home as police investigate the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police stand outside a home during an investigation of the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Police stand outside a home during an investigation of the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

A gunman has wounded seven people, killing five of them, in a subdivision west of Atlanta.

Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said authorities received a 911 call Saturday reporting a shooting in Douglasville around 3 p.m.

Daniel said five people were killed, including several children.

The gunman was among those injured. He was taken a hospital.

Investigators have not released the names of the suspect or the victims because their family members have not yet been notified. The motive of the shooting was not immediately clear.

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Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html