Man kills his 2 young children then himself near Portland, police say
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Police say an 8-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy were among the three people fatally shot at an apartment complex near Portland, Oregon.
Beaverton police spokesman Mike Rowe said in a news release that officers responded to the apartment in Beaverton Wednesday afternoon after a woman called saying three people were dead inside.
Police say a man was also found dead.
Beaverton police posted on Facebook that the shooter was the children’s 36-year-old father.
A female relative found the victims and called 911.
A major crime team was investigating the incident as a homicide-suicide and they don’t believe there is a risk to the public.