|Lamarkus Jayquann Mann and Jaylyn Franklin|
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com
(Scroll down for video) A group of burglars broke into a home and killed a father and mother in front of their young son, according to police in Alaska.
The Anchorage Police Department responded to a shooting with multiple victims that occurred in a home on the 4100 block of Peterkin Avenue at about 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Upon arrival, officers discovered two gunshot victims, who were identified as Danielle Brooks, 32, and Christopher Brooks, 38.
Danielle Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene. Christopher Brooks managed to exit the home, but collapsed outside. He was transported to a hospital, where he died a short time later.
A six-year-old child, who was inside the residence at the time of the shooting, told police: “Ninjas came to my home and killed my family.”
Family members now have custody of the boy. Detectives worked throughout the evening and into the night, piecing together the events that led to the shootings.
The investigation revealed that several men, who knew Christopher Brooks, planned on going to his residence with the intention of robbing the couple.
During the robbery, Lamarkus Jayquann Mann, 22, produced a gun and shot Danielle Brooks. A struggle over the gun ensued, resulting in the shooting of Christopher Brooks.
The robbers fled the scene in a vehicle.
During the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Jaylyn Franklin was among the group that robbed the couple.
He was taken into custody and charged with murder, robbery, burglary, and tampering with evidence. He is being held without bail at the Anchorage Jail.