Teens Andre McLean, Kayla Serrano Killed by Brandon McLean in Peachtree Corners Shooting

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Teens Andre McLean, Kayla Serrano Killed by Brandon McLean in Peachtree Corners Shooting

PEACHTREE CORNERS MURDER-SUICIDE:  Brandon McLean,30, fatally shot Andre McLean, 19, and Kayla Serrano, 13, and wounded his mother and her sister before turning the gun on himself.

Brandon McLean’s mother was identified as Betty McLean and her sister, Charlotte Longnecker. Both women are listed in serious condition in a local hospital.

Police are still trying to determine the motive for the shooting at condo located at 6505 Bannor Lane.

 

2 Teens Dead, 2 Adults Wounded in Peachtree Corners Shooting

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2 Teens Dead, 2 Adults Wounded in Peachtree Corners Shooting

PEACHTREE CORNERS MURDER-SUICIDE:  Two teens are dead, two adults wounded in a Peachtree Corners shooting in Gwinnett County, Ga., Tuesday evening. The suspected gunman died after being transported to a local hospital in critical condition from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred at 6505 Bannor Lane. Police found five people shot, two fatal — a male and a female. A woman reportedly in her 50s is listed in serious condition, while an “elderly” woman is listed in critical condition.

The identities of the victims and the shooter have not been released. No motive has been released, though police say it appears the shooter and the victims are related.

Don Charles Spirit ID’d as Gilchrist County FL Shooting Suspect

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Don Charles Spirit ID’d as Gilchrist County FL Shooting Suspect (Photo Credit: Florida Dept. of Corrections)

BELL MURDER-SUICIDE:  Gilchrist County, Fla., sheriff Robert Schultz III confirmed that the suspect in Bell murder-suicide is Don Charles Spirit. He shot his son to death in a hunting accident in 2001.

Don Charles Spirit killed six children, ranging in ages from three months to 10 years old, his daughter, before committing suicide. The names of Spirit’s grandchildren have not been released. There are reports that his daughter has been identified as Sarah Spirit.

The Orlando Sentinel reports Spirit had pleaded guilty to a felony arms violation in 2003, in connection to the shooting death of his son in 2001.

Bell is located about 35 miles west of Gainesville.

Memphis Mom Tasha Thomas Killed by Estranged Husband in Murder-Suicide

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Memphis Mom Tasha Thomas Killed by Estranged Husband in Murder-Suicide

MEMPHIS MURDER-SUICIDE: Tasha Thomas, a Memphis mother of two, was shot and killed at the University of Little Scholars Learning Center on East Raines Road Tuesday morning. The suspected shooter was identified by family members and friends as her estranged husband Charles Thomas.

Investigators say after Thomas fatally shot Tasha, he left the scene and barricaded himself inside a home, where he later committed suicide.

WMC Action News 5 reports Tasha Thomas feared for her life and tried to get out of the relationship. An aunt of the deceased woman told the TV station that she had just filed for divorce and had attempted to leave Charles Thomas on several occasions.

Charles Thomas reportedly has a long and violent criminal rap sheet.

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Sharon Wilkins Killed by Husband in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs

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Sharon Wilkins Killed by Husband in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE: A husband and wife were killed in an apparent murder-suicide in the 7000 block of Chaparral Drive in  Sandy Springs, Ga., Wednesday morning.

The victim was identified as Sharon Wilkins, 64. She died after being taken to North Fulton Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

The body of the man, was found inside the house, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His name has not been released pending notification to the next of kin.

 

5 People Shot, 2 Dead in Bartow County Shooting, Carjacking

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5 People Shot, 2 Dead in Bartow County Shooting, Carjacking

Bartow County Shooting:  Five people shot, two dead in Bartow County shooting, carjacking Tuesday afternoon. WSB-TV reports three people were shot at a home on Brent Circle in Cartersville. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap said the gunman then took a vehicle at the home and drove to another on Milam Bridge Road, where he shot a man in the hand. The gunman then went to a location on River Oaks, where he carjacked an elderly man and his grandson. Both were unhurt.

The gunman then took the second vehicle, crashed into a lawn-care truck near Westgate Drive and Euharlee, causing a fire. He then committed suicide.

Keith Belajonas, Suspected of Killing Wife, Commits Suicide After Fleeing to Staten Island

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Keith Belajonas, Suspected of Killing Wife, Commits Suicide After Fleeing to Staten Island (Photo credit: MySpace)

Pennsylvania dad, Keith Belajonas, allegedly killed his wife and fled to Staten Island with their two young sons early Thursday morning.

NBC Philadelphia reports, Belajonas went to a Staten Island drug store where one of his relatives worked. He then pulled out a gun and tried to rob the CVS. He fled the scene and was later found dead drom a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Early Thursday, Keith Belajonas’ neighbors said they heard fighting and a gunshot at the family’s home in Drexel Hill. Police later found his wife’s body at the home about 2:30 a.m. with multiple stab wounds and a gunshot wound to the head. Police issued a Amber alert for the two boys, who were later found with a relative.

NBC Philadelphia reports one child asked, “Is Mommy dead.”

 

Paula Strange Fatally Shoots Husband, Commits Suicide, Outside Cobb County Kroger

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Paula Strange Fatally Shoots Husband, Commits Suicide, Outside Cobb Kroger

MARIETTA MURDER-SUICIDE:  Paula Strange, 54, shot and killed her husband, Bruce Strange, and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide in front of a Kroger supermarket in Marietta, Ga., police said.

Police said the shooting came only minutes after the couple, who lived in Kennesaw, had an argument over dinner at a Moe’s Southwest Grill in the same shopping center as Kroger on Dallas Highway.

There are reports that Bruce Strange abruptly left the restaurant while the two argued. A Moe’s Southwest Grill worker said, “The gentleman went to the bathroom, ran out the door, jumped over the patio fence and ran behind the restaurant.”

Paula Strange left the restaurant and chased after him in her car. A few minutes later, she shot her husband and then committed suicide.

 Paula Strange Fatally Shoots Husband, Commits Suicide, Outside Cobb County Kroger

Michael Sheer ID’d as Shooter in Mission Viejo Triple Murder-Suicide

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Michael Sheer ID’d as Shooter in Mission Viejo Triple Murder-Suicide

Michael Sheer has been identified as the shooter in the Mission Viejo triple murder-suicide that left a “Christian family of four” dead.  Mark and Lydia Sheer and their 15-year-old daughter Amy were killed.

Police are still investigating what set off the deadly rampage inside the two-story home in the upscale neighborhood.

Michael Sheer, 21, attended Saddleback Valley Christian High School. He had no criminal history except for three speeding tickets. His sister Amy Sheer was a freshman at Crean Lutheran High School.

The family of four was found dead inside their home Tuesday morning after a relative called 911. Investigators, however, suspect a confrontation had occurred between Michael Sheer and his family about 30 hours prior to the grisly discovery.

 Michael Sheer IDd as Shooter in Mission Viejo Triple Murder Suicide

Police Suspect Triple Murder-Suicide in Deaths of ‘Christian Family’ at Mission Viejo Home

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Police Suspect Triple Murder-Suicide in Deaths of ‘Christian Family’ at Mission Viejo Home (Credit: Video Screengrab)

MISSION VIEJO TRIPLE MURDER-SUICIDE:  Police suspect a triple murder-suicide at a home owned by Mark and Lydia Sheer in Mission Viejo. Authorities have not released the identities of the victims, but said two males and two females were found dead in the upscale home, located at 25601 Pacific Hills Drive.

A man named Mark Sheer advertises himself as a “tactical coach” for financial professionals and markets a six-step program online. Business records list a Mission Viejo address for the company, Mark Sheer Seminars.

Mark Sheer was a “mentor” who helped startup owners get their businesses off the ground, said a man who identified himself only as Michael and said he was a longtime friend and business partner. “It’s surreal,” Michael said of the deaths at the home.

Sheer was a devoted family man who also helped teach bible study at Mount of Olives Lutheran Church, Michael said. The couple had an adult son and a teenage daughter, he added, describing them as “great kids.”

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Carol Cross, said she lived next to the Sheer family for 16 years, with both buying homes in the area shortly after they were first sold. Cross described them as a “pleasure to live next to,” saying the deaths were a “tragic loss” and a “tragic situation.”

“They were a regular family on a quiet street in Mission Viejo,” Cross said. “I don’t know what happened.” Source: OC Register

 Police Suspect Triple Murder Suicide in Deaths of Christian Family at Mission Viejo Home