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Two girls, man killed in apparent murder-suicide in Watts, L.A. police say

Two young girls were killed in a Watts home in what police believe was a murder-suicide, the Los Angeles Police Department said Wednesday

Police responded to a call for help from the Los Angeles Fire Department about 8:15 a.m. in the 9200 block of Success Avenue and found the two girls, who were under 10 years old, said Officer Tony Kuey, a spokesman for the LAPD.

The suspect, a 43-year-old man, was found with gunshot wounds.

He was hospitalized in critical condition but died. The girls died at the home, Kuey said.

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Police did not give information about the man’s relationship to the girls or whether the girls were also shot.


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