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Ohio man kills wife, daughter at Cracker Barrel

April 13th, 2012 10:43 am by Staff Report

Ohio man kills wife, daughter at Cracker Barrel

BROOKLYN, Ohio — Police say a northeast Ohio man shot and killed his wife and young daughter at a Cracker Barrel restaurant and also injured his other young daughter. Officers later fatally shot him when he refused to surrender.
The Brooklyn Police Department on Friday identified the shooter as 51-year-old Kevin Allen, of Strongsville.
Police Chief Scott Mielke says Allen killed his wife, Katherina, and a young daughter Thursday night.
Authorities say his wife called 911 from the restaurant, saying her husband was upset because she told him she was leaving him.
Officers heard gunshots when they arrived and saw Kevin Allen leaving the restaurant in Brooklyn, Ohio, near Cleveland.
The couple's daughters are 9 and 10. It is unclear which was killed.
The couple's wounded daughter was taken to a hospital.

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