(NEWSER) – Florida police are investigating a horrific murder-suicide in which a 51-year-old man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren yesterday, reports CNN. The kids ranged in age from an infant to 11 years. The shootings took place in the rural town of Bell, about 35 miles west of Gainesville.

The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office identified the shooter as Don Spirit, who reportedly called 911 around 4pm indicating he wanted to hurt himself and others—"enough to alarm us to get there ... in a hurry," the sheriff says, as per the New York Times. Spirit killed himself shortly after conversing with a deputy who arrived on the scene. His seven victims were found inside.

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