Police: 3 Members of Family Fatally Shot; Suspect Killed

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Police: 3 members of family fatally shot; suspect killed.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man shot and killed a couple and their 7-year-old son and wounded their 12-year-old daughter in their Columbus, Ohio, home Monday before being fatally shot by police responding to the scene, police said. The suspect was shot by officers after a short chase outside the house where the shootings happened, Columbus police said. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins) “I don’t know if this was a home invasion, if he was let into the house, if they knew the suspect,” Weiner said, speaking up the street from where numerous police cars sat, lights flashing. “That’s all of the questions that the investigator is going to be asking.” Suspect Barry Kirk, 50, was taken to nearby Mount Carmel West Hospital where he died hours later. A man who described himself as a family friend said one of the victims was a man about 30 years old who lived in the house with his wife and two children. Jeff Drown said he didn’t have details about what happened. “He’s just a good kid,” Drown, 51, said of the friend who was killed. “He don’t get into trouble.

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