Apparent murder-suicide claims 3 children in So Cal

February 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
There was an apparent murder-suicide in Yorba Linda. Police arrived on the scene to find five people dead and a teenager wounded as well.

A 14-year-old boy reportedly called 911 Saturday night to report that his father had shot him as well as his brother. Upon closer examination, authorities found a shotgun under the lifeless body of the assumed shooter.

They also discovered the bodies of two young girls, ages 8 and 9, as well as the body of a 5-year-old boy.

There are no clear motives for the shootings, but the incident is under investigation.

The teenager was admitted to an area hospital where he is listed in serious condition.


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