Four Relatives Killed In Suspected Murder-Suicide

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Four relatives were discovered dead Tuesday in Massachusetts in a suspected murder-suicide.

Three men and a woman were found Tuesday across three different areas of Lynn, Massachusetts, in what law enforcement believes was a murder-suicide perpetrated by the deceased female, according to WCVB. Local law enforcement discovered two men, aged 34 and 66, dead of an apparent gunshot wound at one scene, the outlet reported.

The female suspect, 31, was found shortly thereafter with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, WCVB continued. Another man was discovered dead inside of his vehicle later that day, believed to have been murdered by the same suspect, police told WHDH. All three scenes were within a mile of each other, the WHDH reported.

More than 20 gunshots were heard by a neighbor Tuesday afternoon, WCVB reported.

“After three minutes, over 20 shots — one after another one,” she told the outlet. “This is when I went, literally, on the floor because it was shots.”

Another resident noted that a lot of neighborhood children play outside and that they were thankful no one else was injured by a stray bullet, WCVB continued.

“Hopefully, nobody was in the streets when it was happening, but I’m sure some people witnessed it and a lot of trauma happened today,” the resident told the outlet. (RELATED: The Trailer For ‘Sins Of Our Mother’ Takes A Terrifying Dive Into One Of America’s Wildest Families And Cults)

The exact nature of the deceased people’s relationships was not immediately released. Lynn police Chief Christopher Reddy said there is no immediate danger to the public, WCVB noted.