Man dies after shooting family, self

Posted on April 12, 2009. Filed under: dispute - domestic, Florida |

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A Miami Beach, Fla., man died hours after shooting his wife, daughter and himself, police said.

The man, whose name was not immediately disclosed, shot his family before turning the gun on himself Sunday, The Miami Herald reported Monday.

The man’s 14-year-old daughter knocked on a neighbor’s door just before 4 a.m. Sunday, saying her father had shot her and her mother, the newspaper said.

The family was taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where the man subsequently died.

His wife was in critical but stable condition Monday after surgery and the daughter was in stable condition, the newspaper said.

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