THREE people have been killed and one hurt in an alleged murder suicide involving a couple and their stepkids.
The domestic-related incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
Police said that they responded to calls of multiple people shot on the second floor of a home at 12.53am.
When they arrived, they found two men and one woman suffering from gunshot wounds with no signs of life.
The EMS later pronounced them dead at the scene – and police believe that the suspect is among the deceased.
A fourth person was found in critical condition – seriously injured with multiple gunshot wounds – and was rushed to hospital for surgery. She is currently in stable condition.
Another person was found unharmed and is not believed to be a suspect in the case.
Cops said that the shooting involved a blended family – a couple and their adult stepkids. Another person was a guest at the house.
They said that there was a commotion which eventually lead to gunfire.
The investigation is underway and the scene is still active, cops said, as they are trying to piece together what led up to the shooting.
If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.
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