Miami Lakes father kills children, 12 & 9 then self in murder suicide. Kids mom is spared as she witnesses slaying of her children at the hands of their father.
The man killed his 12-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son around 9:30 p.m. outside their Miami Lakes apartment complex, according to WSVN.
The un-named dad spared his wife, who was home during the incident, with witnesses coming across the mother hysterically crying outside the family home.
Miami-Dade police Chief Alfredo ‘Freddy’ Ramirez tweeted about the ‘senseless’ killings and offered condolences to the family.
Officials have not released the names of the three people who died at this time as an investigation continues.
No known motives for the murder suicide were immediately known.
— Julia Bagg (@JuliaNBC6) February 9, 2022
Earlier this evening officers responded to the scene of a shooting where a father senselessly shot and killed his 12-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son before killing himself. My deepest condolences to the family of the victims.
— Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III (@MDPD_Director) February 9, 2022