WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two girls, a boy, and a woman were found shot to death inside a home in Winston-Salem Tuesday, according to police.
Winston-Salem police said 40-year-old Ethal Syretha Steele was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said they found her kids, 9-year-old Sakendra Syann Steele, 12-year-old Sakenya Syretha Steele, and 14-year-old Sakenlo Shawn Steele Jr. inside a home on Brookhill Drive.
Police said a call came in around 11:54 a.m. When they arrived, they had to force their way inside.
The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed investigative responsibility. Police say they are not looking for any other suspects and there is not an active threat to the community.
This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800, or En Espanol at 336-728-3904.
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