Four people were found dead inside their West Des Moines, Iowa, home, police said on Saturday. All four had gunshot wounds.
Chandrasekhar Sunkara, 44, Lavanya Sunkara, 41 and two boys, ages 15 and 10 were pronounced dead at the scene, the city of West Des Moines said in a news release.
Four other family members were staying in the home as guests, police said. When the victims were found, one of those guests ran outside to look for help asking someone to call 911. A police spokesman said there does not appear to be a threat to others in the community.