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Alabama murder-suicide: 3 dead, 2 hurt after man shoots wife, kids, authorities say

According to Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin, the wife, Charlene Ann Orsi, and a child were killed Saturday when Bob Orsi opened fire at the Wetumpka home, WSFA reported. Two of the couple's children also were hurt, the news station reported.

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After the slayings, Bob Orsi set the home ablaze, then fatally shot himself, Franklin said. 

The Wetumpka Fire Department arrived at the scene about 6 p.m. CDT. The two injured children were taken to a nearby hospital, authorities said.

Charlene Ann Orsi filed for divorce from her husband last month, WSFA reported.

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