“Senseless act of violence” story of the day.

AP via Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Stafford County authorities are investigating the fatal shootings of a man, a woman, and two small children at a mobile home park a few miles north of Fredericksburg.

Stafford County Administrator Anthony Romanello says one of the children was about 3 years old and the other was about 18 months old.

The shootings happened last night on Walt Way, just west of U.S. 1.

County sheriff’s office spokesman Bill Kennedy says authorities investigating a report of a domestic disturbance found the victims shortly before 10 p.m.

The shooting victims have not been identified, and officials have given no motive for the shootings.

UPDATE: WTOP Radio:

A heavily armed man shot his girlfriend and his two children in a mobile home before killing himself, Stafford County Sheriff Charles Jett tells WTOP.

The victims are identified as Latasha Nicole Thomas, 23; her 2 1/2-year-old daughter Nicole Aaron Jackson; and her son, 1 1/2-year-old Aaron Neptune Jackson.

Jett identified the shooter as Aaron Poseidon Jackson, 24.

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