TOLLESON, Ariz. (AP) — A father and his two daughters have been found dead inside a home in the Phoenix suburb of Tolleson in what police are calling a murder-suicide.
Police cordoned off an area near 93rd Avenue and West Jefferson on Wednesday after getting a call from a relative who found the bodies.
Tolleson Police Sgt. Obed Gaytan says the girls, ages 6 and 8, had been shot. The father, identified by police as 45-year-old Alejandro Gallardo, died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.
Neighbors and those who work in the area told police they heard screaming coming from the home Wednesday morning.