Teen allegedly murders 6 family members in US

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Being chastised for leaving the house without permission was the trigger that caused 17-year-old Raymond Childs III to allegedly take the lives of several family members. The CNN reports that “[the] Indianapolis teenager was charged Thursday with six counts of murder for allegedly shooting family members and a pregnant woman on Sunday, according to court documents.”

Reports are that Childs shot his father, stepmother, his brother and his pregnant girlfriend, and his 13-year-old sister. The unborn child is counted as a murder victim as well. The Marion County prosecutor’s office says Childs will be charged as an adult “due to his age and the allegation of murder.” According to the Indianapolis police the killings is the city’s largest mass casualty in 10 years. Childs’ next court appearance is April 21