Divorced Dad Kills 3 Kids, Self
JASPER, Ind. (AP) _ A recently divorced man went to his ex-wife’s home early today and shot three children to death before taking his own life, authorities said.
The man went to his ex-wife’s home and shot their two children and the woman’s child from a previous marriage, then shot himself, said Indiana State Police spokesman Norm Webber.
The woman escaped unharmed to a neighbor’s home and called police, Webber said.
The names of the man and the children were not immediately released.
The man had arrived at the home sometime after 5 a.m., and shots were fired a short time later, police said.
The couple’s divorce had become final two weeks ago.