Authorities in LA Plata, Maryland, have stated that a man killed his former girlfriend and three other people inside of a residence prior to killing himself.
Andre Sales, 28, has been named as the shooter who went into the home on the 3000 block of Wildflower Dr., on Friday afternoon.
The victims have been named as Sara Mann, the 21-year-old former girlfriend, Kai Mann, her 18-year-old brother, Sommaly Mann, their 48-year-old mother, and another man, 23-year-old Javon Watson. Two children who hadn’t been seen in the home at first, were eventually found safe.
LA Plata Police came on the scene after the homeowner called, stating that he had come home from work and found 5 people deceased inside of the residence.
Reports indicate that a family of four resided in the home, and police have been to the residence multiple times. Neighbors have stated that they have witnessed physical altercations between the homeowner’s daughter and her boyfriend. Additionally, they also said that they have seen the homeowner and the boyfriend fighting.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death of each person.
An investigation is ongoing.