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Monroe Police: Mother shoots children before killing herself

3 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Friday, June 12 2020 Jun 12, 2020 June 12, 2020 5:59 AM June 12, 2020 in News
Source: KNOE
Monroe Police investigate a Thursday night murder-suicide involving multiple victims at the Parkview Apartment Complex in Monroe.

MONROE - Monroe Police are investigating a tragic murder-suicide involving a mother and her children at an apartment complex off Monroe's Richwood Road 2.

According to ABC affiliate KNOE 8, police were dispatched to a shooting at Parkview Apartment Complex around 8:00 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators determined through witness statements and testimonies that a mother shot more than one of her own children before turning the gun on herself.

Police say witnesses confirmed the woman suffered from a mental health condition and had purchased a gun only days before the shooting. 

Police have yet to confirm how many individuals were shot, as well as victim information including names and ages. 

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