Three killed at their El Socorro home

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THREE members of a family were gunned down at their El Socorro home on Friday.

Police said at about 5.30 pm, officers assigned to the Emergency Response Patrol responded to a report of gunshots at Oudan Trace, El Socorro.

The officers were told that around 4.45 pm gunshots were heard coming from the family’s two-storey home.

Relatives found grandmother Kumarie Kowlessar-Timal, 76, her daughter Radeshka Timal-David, 48, and Zachary David, 20, slumped on a couch. The three had each been shot once in the head.

No motive was given for the triple killing.