Four victims killed in Father’s Day mass shooting in Kellogg, Idaho

Four people have been killed in a horrific Father’s Day mass shooting at a home in Kellogg, Idaho, with a 31-year-old suspected shooter currently in police custody.

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office said it responded with the Kellogg Police Department to a home in the town of Kellogg on Sunday evening.

Officers arrived at the multi-unit units on Brown Avenue behind the Mountain View Congregational Church at approximately 7:30 p.m., where they discovered four victims with gunshot wounds.

All four were dead when they arrived.

A suspected shooter was arrested and police reassured the community that there was no continuing threat to the community.

Details about the victims, the suspect and the shooting remain scarce at this time.

Idaho State Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting, KXLY-TV reported.

A neighbor told the local outlet he believed the shooting was the culmination of an ongoing dispute between neighbors.

Police did not confirm what led to the violence, but said they would release more details as the investigation continues.

The Kellogg Police Department and Idaho State Police are investigating.

Police at the scene of the mass shooting in Kellogg, Idaho (KXLY)

Police at the scene of the mass shooting in Kellogg, Idaho (KXLY)

Kellogg is a small town in Idaho’s Silver Valley, east of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.

The incident marks just a string of mass shootings and acts of gun violence that have rocked the United States over the weekend as people gathered for June 19 and United Nations Day celebrations. fathers.

In Willowbrook, Illinois, gunfire erupted during a June 19 event on Sunday, killing one and injuring at least 22. No suspects have been arrested in this case.

Meanwhile, a state trooper was shot dead in Pennsylvania by a gunman who engaged in a shootout at multiple locations – before being killed in a shootout.

The deadly weekend comes after President Joe Biden made a new call for Congress to pass a new ban on assault weapons on Friday – as he said the United States had “reached a tipping point ” in the fight against armed violence.

“Whether you’re Democrats or Republicans, we all want families to be safe. We all want to drop them off at a place of worship, a mall, a cinema, a school gate without worrying that this is the last time we will see them,” he said during the National Safer Communities Summit in Connecticut.

“We all want our children to have the freedom to learn, read and write instead of learning to hide and cover in a classroom. And above all, we all agree that we are not finished. We haven’t finished. We haven’t finished.

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