Paternal Grandfather in Small-Town USA Allegedly Shoots Grandchildrens’ Mother and Maternal Grandmother Following Child Custody Hearing

Arizona Grandfather has cared for Grandchildren for extended periods of time.

Now Mother apparently is seeking custody of Grandchildren through the family courts.

After a hearing, before family members leave the family courthouse, Grandfather allegedly shoots Mother, Grandmother and Aunt. Mother and Grandmother died.

For those who might imagine that the grass is greener somewhere else, Grandfather has only a few traffic tickets on his record and this happened at a family courthouse in a “rural” area of Arizona.

Grandfather lives in a town with a population of roughly … 5,000.

Read more in this Yahoo news article by way of Associated Press: Authorities: Courthouse gunman was in dispute over grandkids.