- Associated Press - Friday, April 7, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A deceased suspect in the shootings of four people at a St. Paul apartment building shared a young child with one of the victims, police said Friday.

Officers were called to the building around 1 a.m. Police using dogs found a 18-month-old girl who had been taken from the building and one suspect hiding in a nearby shed about two hours later, just as authorities were getting ready to issue an Amber Alert.

That suspect was identified as Jeffrey Arkis Taylor, 19. A police statement said he was the half-brother of Jeffrey Jemaile Taylor, 20, who was found dead several hours later by officers canvassing the neighborhood. The statement said he had been shot, but didn’t say by whom.

The three people killed inside the apartment were identified as Wade Gordon McIntosh, 47, and his two daughters, Olivia Felis McIntosh, 17, and Maria Alana McIntosh, 19. A fourth victim remains hospitalized in critical condition Friday evening. Police did not give her name and relationship to the others, but relatives said she was the mother of the girls who were killed.

Police said Maria McIntosh and Jeffrey J. Taylor were the parents of the toddler, who was taken to Children’s Hospital for evaluation but was not injured.

Jeffrey A. Taylor was booked into the Ramsey County Jail on suspicion of three counts of murder and one count each of attempted murder and kidnapping. Police said the case would be presented to the Ramsey County attorney’s office on Monday for possible charges.

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