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Mother and two children dead, man suffers gunshot wound

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LMPD on the scene of the quadruple shooting in the 6100 block of Maravian Drive. LMPD on the scene of the quadruple shooting in the 6100 block of Maravian Drive.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A mother and her two children were shot to death in a home prior to a 911 home alarm system notification.  Another man, who suffered a gunshot wound, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital after police discovered the bodies in the 6100 block of Maravian Drive.  Police believe the man and woman had a prior relationship.

LMPD officers responded to the home after Metro Safe dispatchers received an alarm system alert shortly before 6 a.m., according to Metro Safe.

The names and ages of the victims have not been released.  The man taken to University Hospital is in critical but stable condition as of Sunday evening, according to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley.  She said no on has been charged.  Police have not identified the shooter.

Police found the bodies in a single-family home in the Hunters Creek subdivision along Lower Hunter's Trace.  Officers were not searching for a shooter once police arrived, according Smiley. 

During an early morning interview, Smiley said, "we're not looking for anyone else at this time."  She wouldn't confirm or deny whether the crime scene is a murder-suicide.  "We're not ruling anything out."

Throughout Sunday police cordoned off an entire block as crime scene investigators combed the home and property.

Neighbors on Maravian said they didn't hear or see anything unusual overnight or in the early morning hours.  Many said the family who lived in the house surround by crime scene tape recently moved into the home.

"It's been vacant for about a year," Tracie Julius said of the house.  "Just recently we noticed coming and going.  People moving in and out – they just moved in there, like a few weeks ago."

Julius said a former co-worker recently lived in the house.  According to the Jefferson County Property Valuation Administration website, the house was owned by the federal Department of Housing.  Online records indicate the owners sold it to HUD.

WAVE 3 News continues to follow new developments as police and the coroner release new information.

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