3 family members killed by gunman in LA-area home

A deputy carries a tortoise to safety in a nearby yard after it wandered into the scene of a shooting in which two persons were killed and three others wounded, on Devlin Avenue in the Los Angeles suburb of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

May 6, 2010 5:16:46 PM PDT
Six family members escaped a gunman rampaging through their house Thursday by climbing through a window and hiding on a roof as a room-to-room attack left a father, son and daughter dead and the mother critically wounded, authorities said.