A family of seven people, including four children, was found dead Friday in an Australian village in what is being considered the country’s worst mass shooting in 22 years, officials said.
Police are treating the incident as a murder-suicide and said they were not looking for any suspects, according to Australian news outlet ABC.
The children, whose ages were not disclosed, died with their mother and grandparents in Osmington, a village of fewer than 700 residents near the tourist town of Margaret River.
Police responding to a phone call found the bodies and two guns on the property, Western Australia state Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said.
“This devastating tragedy will no doubt have a lasting impact on the families concerned, the whole community and, in particular, the local communities in our southwest,” he added.