(Trends Wide) — Five people have died after an apparent shooting suicide that took place at a church in Sacramento, California, on Monday night.
A father walked into a local church in the Arden-Arcade neighborhood and shot three of his children before turning the gun on himself in an apparent domestic violence incident, Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Rod Grassman said in a statement. Press conference.
All three children were under 15 years of age.
A fifth person was also shot and killed. Authorities cannot determine at this time if the fifth victim was related to the shooter or the children.
Trends Wide has contacted the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department and Metro Fire for additional information.