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SoCal Dad Kills 2 Sons, Self; Shooting Marks Third Murder-Suicide In A Month

SAN DIEGO (CBS) — Another family murder-suicide has claimed the lives of two teens and a father in San Diego.

A Chula Vista man shot and killed his two sons, 13 and 15, set his home on fire, and then turned the gun on himself, police said Tuesday.

KNX 1070's Tom Reopelle reports several suicide notes were recovered inside the house, but investigators said that a motive has not yet been determined.


Police said the father worked as a local attorney.

The shooting marks the county's third family murder-suicide in the past month, with two in Chula Vista and one in San Diego.

Six of the total victims have been children under the age of 16.


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