Father kills two teenage daughters, himself at home in Mesquite

The Mesquite Police Department responded to a shooting last night, Monday, in the 1300 block of Bradford Place.

When officers arrived on scene around 10:30PM, they located a 63-year-old man deceased inside the residence. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

As officers searched the residence, they located the bodies of a 16-year-old female and a 17-year-old female. Both were deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.

Detectives say the man was the father of the two females. Information indicates he shot and killed his daughters, and then turned the gun on himself.

The motive for the murder-suicide has not been released.