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4 people dead in Va. domestic incident

Wednesday - 4/18/2012, 7:12am  ET

HAMPTON, Va. - Four family members in Hampton are dead following a domestic incident, including an armed man on a roof who was shot by police.

The other victims are a woman and young child found inside a burning house and another woman who was found in a street.

Hampton Police Cpl. Jason Price says officers responding to a neighbor's call around 3:56 a.m. Wednesday found the woman in the street. She had multiple stab wounds and at least one gunshot wound. She died at a local hospital.

As the officers approached the house, Price says they encountered a man armed with a gun on the roof. He was killed in an exchange of gunfire with the officers.

Firefighters found the other victims in two upstairs bedrooms.

The victims' names haven't been released.


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