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Deputies: Man kills ex, children before committing suicide

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Lexington County deputies say a man killed his estranged girlfriend and her two children Tuesday night before turning the gun on himself.

Major John Allard said the shooting happened on Farm Chase Drive off of Nazareth Road near the Red Bank area. Allard said the man went to the home of his estranged girlfriend and shot and killed her and her two elementary school aged children before shooting and killing himself.

Allard said the woman, her daughter and the man died at the scene and the woman's son died on the way to the hospital.

Deputies have not released the identity of the victims or the shooter, and so far don't know what lead up to the shooting.

Allard said the shooter was not the children's biological father.

Look for more details as they become available.

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