NEW YORK – The Latest on a New York City murder-suicide, that four people are dead, including a 6-year-old boy (all times are local):
The police says that the suspect in a New York City murder-suicide was armed with a few pistols, and seven extra magazines loaded with about 70 more rounds.
The NYPD says the 39-year-old James Shields shot himself Monday night in his Queens apartment after fatally shooting his wife, ex-wife, Linda Olthof and 6-year-old son James James.
Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said Tuesday that evidence indicated Shields was in a bitter custody dispute with Olthof, that the increase of Giacomo in the Netherlands.
Shea said Olthof and Giacomo arrived in New York on July 21 for dealing with Shields. The physical therapist had ranted online that the dispute had sent his life spiraling out of control.”
Shea said the building’s caretaker called 911. He said Shields had a permit to have weapons in the house.
A murder-suicide, that four people are dead in New York City, including a 6-year-old boy, may have come from a trans-Atlantic custody battle.
Police found suspect James Shields, his son, Jimmy; and two women dead in a Queens apartment around 9 a.m. Monday.
Shields’ father told reporters Tuesday that his son was in a bitter custody dispute. James Shields Sr. said that his son’s ex-wife was ready to take Jimmy to the Netherlands next week.
James Shields Jr. posted on GoFundMe in April in the framework of the subject “Child Abduction”, that the Dutch artist ex-wife only wanted the boy in the united states two weeks per year.
He called the drawing up something “I just can’t accept it as a father.”
He also said that his perfect life had “spiraled out of control.”