Michigan man shoots and kills twin brother and family dog; father wounded, police say

The family dog was found shot and killed in a vehicle near the home

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A Michigan man shot and killed his twin brother and himself and wounded his father in a series of shootings inside a home and may have also killed the family dog, police said.

Authorities in Troy, 25 miles north of Detroit, said the unidentified 23-year-old committed the crimes Monday morning but no motive has been disclosed. Officers received a call around 12:25 a.m. from a 62-year-old man who said he had been shot by his son inside a home. 

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A Michigan man killed his twin brother and himself and shot his father in a Detroit-area home Monday morning, police said.

A Michigan man killed his twin brother and himself and shot his father in a Detroit-area home Monday morning, police said. (WJBK)

Around the same time, authorities received a second call that a vehicle had crashed into a tree nearby. At the home, officers found the wounded man. He was treated and taken to a hospital. 

He remains in critical but stable condition.

A woman, 64, was at the home when shots rang out but was unharmed, police said. The suspect was found in the basement dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. 

A Troy, Michigan home was the site of a murder early Monday morning, police said. 

A Troy, Michigan home was the site of a murder early Monday morning, police said.  (Troy Police Department )

"He is believed to be responsible for the shooting death of his twin brother in the basement of the residence and shooting of his father upstairs," police said in a statement. 

The vehicle that crashed into the tree was registered to the home. The family dog was also found shot and killed in the backseat.

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A handgun believed to be the murder weapon was also found inside. Investigators have spoken to the father and said everyone is cooperating with authorities.