Three generations of a family were reported on Saturday as the victims of Australia's worst mass shootings in 22 years, an obvious murder suicide in which seven people were found dead.
Police refused to identify the four children Three adults spotted Friday on a rural estate near the Margaret River wine region in Western Australia.
Two firearms were found at the bodies and the police have none Mentioned suspects in the case, suggesting murder suicide, although this has not been confirmed.
Felicity Haynes, who lives on a neighboring property, told ABC that the family was involved in "caring neighbors."
"They were a socially very conscious family and did their best to create a safe community and that's why it's so shocking," she said.
Mass shootings in Au are uncommonly Stralia and shooting is the deadliest since a 1996 massacre that left 35 dead in Port Arthur in Tasmania, whereupon the government passed strict arms laws
Police said five people were killed in a building Found bodies and their four children – two boys and two girls.
The two other bodies found outside were Miles & # 39; Parents, Cynda and Peter Miles.
Facebook posts by Katrina and Cynda Miles, cited by local
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"It was not until I saw the police that I thought," Hang a minute, "said Meg Janes of the newspaper." (The shots) were split, there was a pretty long gap between them. "
The police Said they had gone to the scene after receiving a phone call from a man attached to the property at 5:15 am, but gave nothing more details.