LANCASTER (CBSLA) – A woman and four children were shot dead in a house in Lancaster Sunday night.
The shooting was reported shortly before 10:30 p.m. in a house on the 3500 block on Garnet Lane.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched on an “ambulance” to find a woman and four children – three boys and one girl, all under the age of 12 – dead at the scene from gunshot wounds.
Their names were not published immediately.
A man believed to be the children’s father was arrested at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and interrogated by detectives.
The circumstances of the shooting and a possible motive were still unclear.