Officials identify family members who died in Lynn’s triple murder-suicide

Investigators have identified the four family members who died Tuesday in a triple murder-suicide in Lynn, Massachusetts. Essex and Lynn County investigators say Kahosay Sharifi, 31, shot and killed her father, Mohamad Sharifi, 66, and brother-in-law, Sanjar Halin, 34, at 98 Rockaway St. She then shot and killed his brother-in-law’s father. , Abdul Halin, 56, in his vehicle outside 44 Laighton St. Kahosay Sharifi later committed suicide in his vehicle in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Washington Street, investigators said. Investigators haven’t discussed a possible motive, but a Facebook post could shed light on what led to the shooting. Moments before the shooting, Kahosay Sharifi posted on Facebook that her brother-in-law had physically abused her sister for 14 years and both parents knew about it, but did nothing to stop it. “There is no excuse for what he did. He kept doing it because nobody did anything about it,” she wrote. “This ‘just do it’ mindset needs to change because it’s not healthy. I will not deal with this nonsense. “Officials declined to comment on the message. ‘We cannot confirm, nor comment on the information contained in the social media posts,’ investigators said in a statement. Lynn police responded at 98 Rockaway St. shortly before 2:55 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a report of shots being fired in the area. The victims, aged 66 and 34, were found at the Rockaway address. Shortly after 4:25 p.m., the 31-year-old was found dead inside her vehicle in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop grocery store at 35 Washington St. Authorities determined she died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. later found the 56-year-old dead inside a vehicle that was parked outside 44 Laighton St., less than a mile from the Rockaway Street shooting scene and less than half a mile from the Stop & Shop shooting scene..A GoFundMe page identified the victims as members of res of the Sharifi family and said the tragedy was the result of mental health issues. young children are orphans,” a family member wrote. “We are absolutely traumatized, heartbroken and lost.”

Investigators have identified the four family members who died Tuesday in a triple murder-suicide in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Essex and Lynn County investigators say Kahosay Sharifi, 31, shot and killed her father, Mohamad Sharifi, 66, and brother-in-law, Sanjar Halin, 34, at 98 Rockaway St. She then shot and killed his brother-in-law’s father. , Abdul Halin, 56, in his vehicle outside 44 Laighton St.

Kahosay Sharifi then killed herself in her vehicle in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Washington Street, investigators said.

Investigators haven’t discussed a possible motive, but a Facebook post could shed light on what led to the shooting. Moments before the shooting, Kahosay Sharifi posted on Facebook that her brother-in-law had physically abused her sister for 14 years and that both parents knew about it, but did nothing to stop it.

“There is no excuse for what he did. He kept doing it because nobody did anything about it,” she wrote. “This ‘just do it’ mindset needs to change because it’s not healthy. I will not deal with this nonsense.

Officials declined to comment on the post.

“We cannot confirm or comment on the information contained in the social media posts,” investigators said in a statement.

Lynn police responded to 98 Rockaway St. shortly before 2:55 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a report of shots being fired in the area. The 66-year-old and 34-year-old victims were found at the Rockaway address.

Shortly after 4:25 p.m., the 31-year-old woman was found dead inside her vehicle in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop grocery store at 35 Washington St. Authorities have determined that she died of complications. a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Investigators later found the 56-year-old man dead inside a vehicle that was parked outside 44 Laighton St., less than a mile from the Rockaway Street shooting scene and less than half a mile from the Stop & Shop shooting scene. .

A GoFundMe page identified the victims as members of the Sharifi family and said the tragedy was the result of mental health issues.

“Abuse of all types has a great impact on those affected and results in damage and loss in many ways…now two young children are fatherless,” wrote a family member. “We are absolutely traumatized, heartbroken and lost.”

The shooting is being investigated by Lynn Police, Essex State Police Detective Unit and Blodgett’s office.

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