On Wednesday, authorities revealed that a 15-year-old boy had shot and killed his three siblings at their house in a rural area outside of Fairbanks,

Fairbanks police responded to a complaint of gunfire at a residence on Tuesday, according to a statement released by the Alaska State Troopers. Tim DeSpain,

Four children were discovered dead by responding police, all from gunshot wounds. Parents were not home at the time of the incident, according to the troopers.

Authorities stated on Wednesday that a 15-year-old boy shot and killed his three siblings at their house near Fairbanks, Alaska, and was later found dead of an apparent.

According to a statement released by the Alaska State Troopers, they were notified of gunfire at a residence in Fairbanks on Tuesday at about 4 o'clock.

Four youngsters had been shot and killed when police arrived. According to the troopers, the children's parents were not home at the time of the shooting.

It was reported by DeSpain that the deceased children ranged in age from 5 to 17 years old. Based on their findings, troopers have concluded that a 15-year-old boy shot

The deceased was being transported to the state medical examiner's office. According to the statement, three additional youngsters were also present but were unharmed.