Fresno Police Investigate Murder-suicide; 4 Dead

Published January 16, 2012 5:36PM (EST)

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors in an apartment complex in California's Central Valley where two adults and two children were killed in an apparent murder-suicide say there was no indication of violence before Sunday's shootings.

Police found a man outside with a stab wound. Authorities have not identified him or the four people killed inside, including a woman believed to be in her 20s with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and a man in his 20s or 30s dead of a gunshot wound.

Also inside were the bodies of an 18-month-old and a 3-year-old child, believed to be the woman's children.

The stabbing victim was taken to the hospital and was in critical condition.

Neighbor Eric Gonzalez described the residents of the apartment as a normal family and he didn't hear any fighting.

By Salon Staff

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