Three people, including a child, were killed in a shooting at an Auburn home in the 2100 block of 66th Street Southeast on Tuesday night, Jan. 4.
The man shot and killed his wife and child before fatally shooting himself, according to a Jan. 6 statement from the Auburn Police Department.
At around 7 p.m. Tuesday, police were dispatched to the house. When they arrived, they discovered three people dead inside: a 41-year-old man, a 41-year-old-woman and a 10-year-old child, according to police.
Another 12-year-old child was able to escape from the house safely when the shooting began and made it to a neighbor’s house, where 911 was called. The child is safely housed and police are in contact with Child Protective Services, according to police.