Las Vegas, NV: Two children were found dead and a third was hospitalized in a shocking incident that police believe was a murder-suicide.
Authorities were called to a downtown Las Vegas home Tuesday morning after a concerned family called 911 to find their children unresponsive.Arriving officers found the bodies of two young children and their mother with life-threatening injuries.The identities of the victims have not been released, but all children who died were confirmed to be under the age of 10.The mother is currently receiving treatment at a local hospital, but remains in critical condition.
Police continue to investigate the incident, with the motive remaining unclear. Authorities suspect the mother may have harmed the children before taking her own life.
The tragic event has deeply affected the Las Vegas community, with residents offering condolences to the affected families and urging actions to prevent similar tragedies.
In response to this tragedy, the City of Las Vegas is providing support services to those affected.This includes grief counseling and mental health resources for families and individuals struggling to cope with loss.
While the details of this incident are still unclear, it is important to keep in mind the privacy of the families of those involved.Please refrain from speculation and respect the right to mourn in peace.
This devastating event highlights the importance of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.If you or someone you know is struggling with difficult thoughts or feelings, please seek help.There are many resources available to provide support and guidance.
Las Vegas was the site of the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in 2017, when nearly 60 people were shot dead at a music festival on the Strip.
The massacre occurred just a few miles from the scene of the recent UNLV shooting.