Teen shoots and kills three siblings before turning the gun on himself

Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska State Troopers responded to a call of shots fired on Tuesday, July 26 just after 4:00 pm and found four children deceased.


According to the troopers, a 15-year-old boy is believed to have shot three of his siblings, ages 5, 8, and 17, before turning the gun on himself.


Three other children, all under the age of 7 were in the home at the time and were unharmed.


The parents were not home at the time of the shooting.


The motive for the shooting and whether or not the 15-year-old had previous involvement with law enforcement remains under investigation.