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Teenager ‘fatally guns down his family on New Year’s Eve’

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Teenager 'fatally guns down his family on New Year's Eve'
Emergency services arrived at around 11.45pm on New Year’s Eve (Picture: Lakewood Scoop)

A 16-year-old boy allegedly shot his father, mother, sister and a family friend dead at his parents’ home on New Year’s Eve.

The teenager has been arrested on suspicion of the four murders and will be charged as an adult.

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Police say he used a semi-automatic rifle in the house in Long Branch, New Jersey around 15 minutes before midnight.

The suspect’s brother and grandfather were home at the time but managed to escape unharmed.

Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Monmouth County prosecutor, said: ‘It’s a terribly tragic incident.’

Teenager 'fatally guns down his family on New Year's Eve'
A teenager allegedly shot four family members dead (Picture: Lakewood Scoop)

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He identified the deceased as Steven Kologi, 44; Linda Kologi, 42; Brittany Kologi, 18; and Mary Schultz, 70.

The gun was registered to a resident of the property.

Investigations into the alleged murders continue.

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