LINDEN, N.J. (1010 WINS) – According to the authorities, a murder-suicide took place in New Jersey early on Sunday morning, resulting in the deaths of four persons, including two teenagers.
At approximately 9:30 in the morning, a man opened fire inside their home on Chatham Place in Linden, shooting his wife and their two children before turning the pistol on himself, as reported by Mayor Derek Armstead.
According to the authorities, both of the parents and one of the children were pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
The other youngster was rushed to a nearby hospital while in serious condition; however, they later confirmed that the child had passed away there.
According to the police, both children were in their teens. The officials in charge of the investigation have not disclosed their names to the public as of yet.
In a statement, the Governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, indicated that he was keeping a careful eye on the situation in Linden.
“Linden is a strong community, and we will help them while they mourn and recover in whatever way we can,” he said.