Fox 11 is reporting as many as seven bodies have been found in a Wilmington home this morning. LA Times has five, AP reporting two.
Here’s the AP story, sounds like a murder-suicide:
LOS ANGELES–Los Angeles police say they’ve found at least two bodies in a Wilmington home.
Ana Aguirre says officers got a call about a shooting shortly before
8:30 a.m. Tuesday. They went to the 1000 block of MacFarland Avenue and
found at least two members of the same family dead inside a two-story
Aguirre says there are at least two bodies but the home hasn’t been completely searched and there may be more.
Other details are unclear but Aguirre says police aren’t actively looking for a killer.
Looks like the total is six bodies. Murder-suicide now more likely, according to the latest AP story, which begins like this:
A father apparently distraught over job problems shot and killed his wife and five young children and then committed suicide at their home Tuesday, police said. The victims
included two sets of twins.
The bodies were found when police responded to a report of a shooting
in progress in the Wilmington area shortly before 8:30 a.m., Officer
Sam Park said. The bodies were found throughout the McFarland Avenue
The victims were not immediately identified.
Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner said the man killed his wife, an 8-year-old
girl, twin 5-year-old daughters and twin 2-year-old sons. He then
“He was despondent, clearly, over his job situation,” Garner said.