US teenager held after parents and sister shot dead on New Year's Eve

Country
UK (GB)
Score
3
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-01 (UTC)
ID
10500851

Boy, 16, used semi-automatic rifle to shoot and kill three relatives and family friend half an hour before midnight, police say A 16-year-old New Jersey boy armed with a semi-automatic rifle shot and killed his parents, sister and a family friend inside the family home less than 30 minutes before midnight on New Year’s Eve, authorities said on Monday. Local prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni said the boy would be charged with four counts of murder and a weapons offence stemming from the shooting in the shore town of Long Branch. Continue reading...