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PD: Dad kills 3-month-old son in apparent murder-suicide

Chandler police investigate apparent murder-suicide. (Source: CBS 5 News) Chandler police investigate apparent murder-suicide. (Source: CBS 5 News)
Officers got the call around 2 a.m. Sunday. (Source: CBS 5 News) Officers got the call around 2 a.m. Sunday. (Source: CBS 5 News)
CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -

A Chandler father reportedly shot and killed his 3-month-old son and then turned the gun on himself in what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide.

Officers identified the man as Rajneesh Saini, 25, of Tempe.

When first responders arrived at a home in the 500 block of West Ivanhoe Street about 2 a.m. Sunday, they discovered Saini's body inside a vehicle, said Chandler police Detective Seth Tyler.

On his lap was the body of his 3-month-old boy, Tyler said.

Tyler said the pair had attended a family gathering at the home.  

The incident remains under investigation.

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