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Sep 19, 2014 1:05 PM

Fla. Man Kills 6 Grandchildren, Daughter Before Suicide

Police in Florida who did time in prison a decade ago on firearms violations has gunned down his six grandchildren and his daughter before turning a weapon on himself.

Authorities says Don Spirit, 51, called 911 on Thursday to report that he might do harm to himself or others. When a sheriff's deputy arrived, Spirit fatally shot himself. The deputy subsequently found the bodies of his seven victims "all over on the property," at the rural home in the town of Bell, Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz said.

"There's still a lot of unanswered questions.


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