A man in California has reportedly shot dead his adult daughter, severely injured a second, and shot himself to death.The incident happened on a street of small stucco homes in Orosi, a town of about 9,000 in California’s Central Valley, 20 miles southeast of Fresno.Anthony Alvarez, 63, slew Jennifer Kimble aged 37 and injured Valerie Alvarez, 33, on Monday right before fatally shooting himself.Sgt. Chris Douglass said that investigators have no doubt that Alvarez shot his two daughters then killed himself. “It’s a very cut - and - dried case, ” said Douglass.According to the Tulare County Sheriff ' s Department, Kimble ' s three children were at the home when the shooting occurred.The incident was reported by an 8 - year - old girl who called 911. The
girl who reported the shooting and two boys, aged 11 and 13, were uninjured in the incident.Alvarez and his daughters lived in Orosi, though it wasn ' t reported if they all lived at the house where the shootings occurred.According to the Washington Post, the U. S. has notoriously liberal gun control laws and the world’s highest rate of gun ownership.Over 4,400 people have been killed by guns since the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 first - grade students and six staff members dead on Dec. 14,2012.Roughly 4 to 7 million new firearms a year are manufactured for sale and almost 2 million secondhand firearms are sold annually in the U. S.Online gun sales and sales at gun shows in the U. S., which constitute 40 percent of U. S. gun sales, do not require
background check.Only in 2011,8, 583 were murdered in the U. S., among whom there were 565 young people under the age of 18, and 119 children aged 12 or younger.