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Two children, 1 adult dead near Portland in apparent murder-suicide

A police crime scene tape close-up

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two children and an adult were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex near Portland, Oregon.

KPTV reports that a police spokesperson in Beaverton, Oregon, says the incident appears to be murder-suicide.

Police told KPTV and other news outlets that the dead children were a 6-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl, and Beaverton police posted on Facebook that the man was the children’s biological father.

Beaverton is about 8 miles west of Portland.