Police nonetheless trying to find motive in San Jose murder-suicide


SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — San Jose Police consider the 4 victims and the suspect killed in Sunday’s quadruple murder-suicide and stand-off have been all members of the family.

The stand-off started at 8:40 Sunday night time at a house on Habbitts Courtroom off Senter Highway after stories of pictures fired.

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On Monday, SJPD posted an replace to Fb.

Sergeant Enrique Garcia explains the gunman’s spouse, daughter and niece have been in a position to escape, unhurt. Nonetheless, 4 different kinfolk and the gunman remained inside the house.

ABC7 Information cameras have been rolling as a bunch of individuals, who have been visibly distraught, walked silently alongside Habbitts Courtroom on Monday afternoon.

The group was embraced by neighbors residing a number of doorways down from the homicide scene.

Sgt. Garcia defined two victims have been discovered within the entrance room with gunshot wounds. The pair was taken to the hospital, the place they died.

Two different victims and the gunman have been discovered lifeless after an hours-long stand-off which carried over into the early morning hours on Monday.

Police say they discovered the gunman within the side-yard, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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In whole, three ladies and one male sufferer have been killed, the suspect additionally died.

One neighbor who did not need his face on-camera defined listening to about six pictures coming from next-door. He says he, his spouse and their five-year-old son hid of their master suite.

Moments later, he stated the gunman’s spouse was inside their dwelling.

“The spouse jumped the fence and bumped into my home and he or she locked the door in my children’ room,” the neighbor stated.

Police confirmed there was no documented historical past of home violence between the suspect and his kinfolk. Nonetheless, questions stay in regards to the man’s motive.

“Detectives usually are not sure what triggered the suspect to shoot his members of the family,” Sgt. Garcia stated in an SJPD Fb replace.

Monday afternoon, a person and girl returned to the scene and introduced cleansing provides into the house.

Sunday’s quadruple murder-suicide marks the South Bay’s deadliest capturing since March 2009.

“You may think about, it should have been horrible for individuals being within a residence and a gunman opening up,” Sgt. Garcia instructed ABC7 Information. “And also you’re helpless and you’ll’t do something about it.”

As of Monday night time, the gunman’s motive was nonetheless undetermined.

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