Shortly after arriving, he reportedly opened fire, murdering his two sons, his daughter, and Simpson's boyfriend, 29-year-old Seth Richardson, before killing himself.
"So now I don't have my babies", she stated in one video.
A sixth person was taken to the hospital for treatment. "I see them dead", she said. He said that he did not know her exact condition, but that he didn't believe that her injuries were life-threatening. "I denied Justin", she said. I made a selfish mistake. and that was the outcome.
No one seemed to know the family, but as one woman said, they'd seen them at the Dollar General or the gas station. The children were identified as 4-year-old Drake Painter, 6-year-old Caydence Painter and 8-year-old Odin Painter.
"The bullet is under shoulder blades - or under my shoulder blade - but it's also broken a couple ribs", she said in her Facebook LIVE. She says she keeps reliving the shooting. I can confirm that we are not looking for the suspect at this time.
Simpson mentions having to start planning funeral arrangements and says she's "extremely mad" at the judge who handled her divorce from Justin Painter.
She says Ponder has been a wonderful community to her family, and she mentions a candlelight vigil organized for her family Wednesday evening. "I'll tell you guys what happened another day, however I was shot today", Simpson said through tears in the first heartbreaking video posted Wednesday night, just hours after the shooting.
A GoFundMe was established to help with her medical expenses, and to help her move back to Virginia.
Simpson's aunt, Lynnette Smith, said the children lover their mother.
A vehicle is towed as Denton County Sheriff's officers investigate the crime scene.