Police say an anesthetist in Baltimore shot his pregnant ex-girlfriend and then killed his ex-wife before killing himself, reports CBS Baltimore.
Authorities in Columbia, MD believe Rajaee Black went on video to describe his former girlfriend, Tara Labang, 41, as pregnant before he shot her.
“It’s the holidays. I have no family. I did something crazy,” he said.
Moments later he went inside his ex-wife’s apartment and shot and killed her and then turned the gun on himself.
Police found Wendy Natalie Black, 42, dead of gunshot wounds not far from where they found Labang’s body, according to Oxygen.
“Just after the shooting, police located the Blacks’ two young children unharmed in Rajaee Black’s car, a gray BMW X3, in the parking lot of the apartment complex where the shooting occurred,” police stated. “The children have been placed in a safe environment and did not witness the incident.”
The Daily Mail reports Black shot Labang in the head. Both victims were also nurses and court records indicate there was a pattern of allegations of abuse of his ex-wife.
Black confirmed earlier in the year he had been fired from his job.
“It’s shocking, but this is the kind of stuff we’ve heard about for years. These kinds of horrific things being live streamed. It just adds another layer of horror to the way these things have happened,” neighbor Luu Pham told WJZ. “I feel so sad for them and that there wasn’t something that could have been done to support them better and protect them from this kind of violence.”
During a Facebook live, Black described what happened prior to killing his wife.
‘I just shot my ex-girlfriend in the head. Felt like a dream. I never thought I would be that guy,” he said, according to the Daily Mail.
‘I can’t go to prison, so the person that really started my depression and all of this is my ex-wife. So, she next. Then I’m going to do myself too.’
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