Auburn police say 3 dead in apparent murder-suicide

<p><p>AUBURN, Wash. — A shooting that left three family members dead appears to be homicide-suicide, though police are still investigating, the Auburn police said.</p></p><p><p>Officers received reports of gunshots coming from a home on 66th Street Southeast just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, said Kolby Crossley, public information officer with the Auburn Police Department.</p></p><p><p>Officers found a man and woman, both 41, and a 10-year-old child dead at the home, according to a news release. Another child, 12, was able to escape the home during the shooting without physical injuries, the news release said. The child went to a neighbor who called 911, the Seattle Times <a href=”https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/law-justice/shooting-that-left-man-woman-and-child-dead-appears-to-be-homicide-suicide-auburn-police-say/” target=”—blank”>reported</a>.</p></p><p><p>The child is safely housed and in contact with Child Protective Services, police said.</p></p><p><p>Police did not release the relationship between the victims and the surviving child. Police are not seeking any suspects, Crossley said.</p></p>