Teen Guns Down 5 in New Mexico

Two adults and three children were killed inside a home.


As the gun-reform conversation continues, a New Mexico teen has been arrested for killing two adults and three children inside a home on Saturday. The culprit, whose name police are not releasing, was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse that ended in death, reports USA Today.

The teen was arrested and faces murder and other charges in connection with the shootings Saturday night, Bernalillo County sheriff’s spokesman Aaron Williamson said.

The victims’ identities haven’t been released, and the boy’s motive and connection to the five victims weren’t immediately known. Williamson said investigators were trying to determine if the victims were related.

Investigators were trying to determine who owned several guns that were found at the home. One was a semi-automatic military-style rifle.

Read more at USA Today.