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2 Children, 2 Adults Dead in Shooting at Crawford Co. Home

Authorities say the suspect killed three victims and then himself.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, AR - Four people are dead in a shooting incident at a home outside of Alma.

Authorities say the suspect in the incident killed three victims before turning the gun on himself Tuesday afternoon along Old Rudy Road, north of Alma.

Crawford County deputies say Tim Adams shot his two grandchildren and another adult before turning the gun on himself.

At this time, they are investigating it as a murder-suicide, but when they arrived, they weren't sure of the dynamics of the situation.

Sheriff Ron Brown says, "We had multiple victims. We didn't know if we had a shooter on the scene when deputies arrived. They encountered 3 victims and a fourth victim in the back yard. We do believe one of the victims is the shooter. So right now it's being investigated as a homicide possible homicide suicide. He spoke briefly with the deputies and there was a gunshot and he's deceased"

We are still trying to find out what led to this shooting and what was going on with the shooter when the incident took place.


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