A man killed his three children and one other unidentified person before killing himself inside a church, CBS Sacramento is reporting:
Three children were shot dead by their father, who then took his own life, at a church in the Arden Arcade area Monday afternoon, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Sgt. Rod Grassman also confirmed there was a fifth person killed but it is unclear if that person was also family.
All three children were under the age of 15 and the incident was contained to inside the church, Grassman said. The identities of the involved parties have not yet been released. The scene was at The Church in Sacramento in the area of Wyda and Ethan ways near the Chick-fil-A by Arden Fair.
#BREAKING Sacramento Sheriff: 5 deceased in shooting in Arden Area at “The Church of Sacramento.” Father killed family including children and turned gun on himself. Sheriff spokesperson says this is case of tragic domestic violence case.
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