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A 14-year-old boy in Alabama has confessed to killing 5 members of his circle of relatives, US police say.

These killed have been the boy’s father, stepmother and siblings, native media report. Three have been discovered useless on the scene whereas the opposite two died in hospital.

Police say the boy, who has not been named, is aiding investigators.

There isn’t a indication but on any motive nor how he obtained the weapon used, a 9mm handgun.

The taking pictures occurred late on Monday within the city of Elkmont.

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UPDATE: The 2 topics in essential situation have died. The 14-year outdated caller was interviewed and confessed to taking pictures all 5 members of his household within the residence. He’s at the moment aiding investigators in finding the weapon, a 9mm handgun that he stated he tossed close by.

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Gun violence is frequent within the US – in accordance with one monitoring website there have been virtually 300 mass shootings this 12 months alone.

Seven folks have been killed on the weekend in a sequence of random shootings in Texas, with the suspect recognized as a 36-year-old man not too long ago fired from his job.

Final month, separate assaults in El Paso and Dayton left 31 folks useless.

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