Puerto Rico police officer kills 3 fellow officers, authorities say

An officer killed three of his colleagues in a shooting Monday at a police headquarters in Ponce, Puerto Rico, investigators said.

The suspect, identified as 50-year-old Officer Guarionex Candelario, is in custody, police said.

“There are no words to describe this tragedy where three colleagues have lost their lives. Our condolences for the families,” Puerto Rico Police Deputy Superintendent Col. Juan Rodriguez Davila said on the Twitter page of Puerto Rico’s police force.