Apparent Murder-Suicide Claims 6 in Family in Santa Clara
In what appears to be a "family-on-family murder-suicide," according to one Police Lieutenant, six people, including four children, died after a shooting that took place in an upscale neighborhood in Santa Clara of Northern California, according to the Associated Press. Officers responding to the call around 8:30 last night arrived to find two adults and three children dead, and another adult and child both wounded. The child, an infant girl, died at the hospital, but the adult, a female, remains "hospitalized with life-threatening wounds." One male adult victim found on scene appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The names of the victims have not been released, and Santa Clara police are working to determine what happened inside this home, and why. In the last six months, Southern California has experienced three murder-suicides in Wilmington, Covina and Porter Ranch.