Man kills 2 young daughters before turning gun on himself

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - The Lane County sheriff's office confirms three people were shot and killed at a house just outside Junction City.

Investigators told KEZI-TV it appears a man shot and killed his two girls, ages 7 and 9, before turning the gun on himself.

Deputies say the shooting happened some time Sunday night or Monday morning.

The girls’ mother went to pick them up from school and found out they hadn’t been in class all day. She drove to the home and found it dark and locked. She alerted deputies who forced entry into the house and found the bodies.

Information from: KEZI-TV,