Queens dad shoots and kills wife, mother-in-law, daughter

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Dad massacres family before shooting himselfA deranged dad killed his wife, daughter and mother-in-law with bullets to the head in a methodical murder spree at their Queens home early Saturday, police said.Despite having being shot through the head and the bullet exiting through her eye, the brave little girl managed to let police in and was able to talk to them for around a quarter of an hour before being rushed to hospital.A father killed his seven-year-old daughter, girlfriend and girlfriend’s mother before turning the gun on himself in a mass shooting at a family home in Queens, New York City, police said.Media gather near the 148th Avenue Queens home where New York Police say a father shot his daughters, his girlfriend and her mother in their home and then killed himself at another location Saturday.

Hulking Jonathon Walker, 34, put a bullet into his own head near the Bergen Basin, and his body was discovered inside the silver GMC Arcadia used to flee the gore-spattered crime scene. According to NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce, Walker called his brother in Las Vegas after the killing, saying: “What I did, I cannot come back from”.

Kayla Walker, 7, Shantai Hale, 31, and Viola Warren, 62, were found dead at 5.40am inside their Springfield Gardens home after each being shot in the head. The dead man’s 12-year daughter, who was fighting for her life Saturday after surviving a gunshot to her head, had managed to dial 911 and report the morning massacre, sources said.

According to the New York Post, the surviving child managed to speak to police for 15 minutes despite her critical injuries as she was rushed to Long Island Jewish Medical Center. And Walker did not come back — police said he killed himself in his car on a desolate street a few miles away, ending a burst of violence that stunned relatives who said the family hadn’t shown signs of trouble. Officers then issued an appeal hunting gunman Walker, who was carrying a .45-caliber gun as he drove from the scene of the crime in a 2013 Silver GMC Acadia SUV. ‘We’ve heard he was out with a friend.

Investigators were trying to trace Walker’s movements before the shooting as relatives struggled to comprehend shootings that struck them as inexplicable. It’s horrific, just horrific.” “She’s fighting, she’s fighting,” said a teary Wendell Warren, another of Viola’s six siblings. “She was always the toughest.

I believe she’s going to make it.” But sources indicated she told police that Walker suddenly snapped before the killing started, with the shooter walking from bedroom to bedroom and opening fire. Facebook photos painted a portrait of domestic bliss in the family, including a series of shots showing the two girls posing happily in their school uniforms. Doreen Warren said Walker had joined in a pleasant family gathering at Christmas and her daughter and granddaughter never complained to her about him.

Walker had been arrested twice in now-sealed cases, relatives said they weren’t aware of any family strife or concerns about Walker. “There was no indication of anything that would remotely make him do this,” Wendell Warren, Viola Warren’s brother, said as he wiped tears from his eyes outside the home on a suburban-style street in the borough of Queens, near a park and John F. The bloody scene unfolded suddenly and quickly — Walker showed up to the home at 5:38 a.m., and his 12-year-old daughter called 911 a few minutes afterward to report that her father had shot the family, Boyce said. And a second neighbor said he was not a violent or abusive person. “He was so nice, a very nice guy,” said Sam Santos, 21, who lived next door for the last 13 years. “Never saw cops come to the house, never heard a fight — nothing like that.”

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