Police said the nine-year-old girl called 911 after her father shot and killed three people, including her mother, in an apparent murder-suicide in Brooklyn on Monday night.
According to the New York Police Department, police answered the phone at about 11:30 pm in an apartment building on Sutter Avenue 360 blocks. Police found two in the hallway and another in the living room. All were sentenced to death at the scene, the agency said.
The NYPD identified the victims on Tuesday as Rasheeda Barzey (45), Solei Spears (20) and Chloe Spears (16).
According to police, Joseph McClimon, 46, the body of the shooter, had a gunshot wound in his head in the aisle near the apartment. Two guns were recovered near his body, officials said.
According to police, the girl was unharmed by the shooting.
Authorities did not provide motive details.
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