• MAN SHOOTS DAUGHTER WITH 3 KIDS IN HOME: OROSI (AP) — A California man shot his two adult daughters on Monday, killing one and critically injuring the other before apparently committing suicide while his three young grandchildren were in the home, authorities said.
An 8-year-old girl called to report gunfire before dawn, and deputies arrived to find 63-year-old Anthony Alvarez dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.
Jennifer Kimble, 37, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds. She was the daughter of Alvarez and the mother of the three children in the home — two boys ages 13 and 11, and the 8-year-old girl.
Kimble’s sister Valerie Alvarez, 33, had at least one gunshot wound and was flown to a Fresno hospital in critical condition.
The children were unharmed and reunited with their father, who was at work during the shootings, authorities said.
The shootings occurred in Orosi, a town of about 9,000 people in California’s Central Valley about 20 miles southeast of Fresno.
• BOY, 11, STABBED TO DEATH IN LA: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say an 11-year-old boy has been stabbed to death and a 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the attack.
Sgt. Michael Mabie tells City News Service that the stabbing happened Monday morning at an apartment in the Westlake district.
The young victim died from his stab wounds at the apartment.
The sergeant declined to discuss what may have caused the fatal struggle between the boy and the man. It’s unclear what their relationship was.
Mabie says the alleged attacker was also wounded during the struggle. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.
• NAVY SEALS KILLED IN BENGHAZI HONORED IN SAN DIEGO: SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two former Navy SEALs killed last year in the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were honored at a San Diego veteran’s memorial.
The Los Angeles Times says plaques were unveiled Monday at the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial honoring 42-year-old Glen Doherty and 41-year-old Tyrone Woods.
The San Diego County residents were killed in the Sept 11, 2012 attack that also claimed the lives of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and information officer Sean Smith.