Iowa man accused of murdering family

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. (CNN) — A 20-year-old Iowa man is facing three counts of 1st-degree murder for killing his family.

Alexander Jackson is charged with shooting his father, mother, and younger sister Tuesday morning at their home in Cedar Rapids.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the suspect’s 61-year-old father, 68-year-old mother, and 19-year-old sister dead.

The suspect was suffering from a gunshot wound in his foot. He was treated at a local hospital before being taken into custody.

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