New Jersey teen arrested after shooting dead his family

By Emily Crane For

Published: 18:42 GMT, 1 January 2018 | Updated: 18:43 GMT, 1 January 2018


A 16-year-old New Jersey boy armed with a semi-automatic rifle allegedly shot and killed his parents, sister and a family friend inside the home where they lived just minutes before midnight in a New Year's Eve massacre.

The teenager, whose name has not been released by police, is accused of opening fire on his relatives at his home in Long Branch just after 11.30pm on Sunday night.

Police have identified the victims as the boy's parents Steven Kologi, 44, and Linda Kologi, 42; his 18-year-old sister Brittany and 70-year-old Mary Schultz

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