Carnage in the USA. A man killed four of his family members at their home in Far Rockaway, New York, and stabbed two police officers before the officers killed him Sunday morning, according to the New York City Police Department.

Officers received a 911 call from a panicked teenage girl who reported that her cousin was “killing her family members in an apartment building,” NYPD Chief Jeffrey Madrey said in a statement. during a press conference.

When officers who responded to the call arrived, one officer was stabbed in the face by the suspect, who was trying to flee the home, and a second officer was stabbed in the neck, police said.

An officer then shot the suspect, killing him, according to the NYPD.

Officers discovered that a small child had died from his injuries just outside the home. Three more victims were later found dead inside the home, all four believed to have been stabbed to death, police added.

The suspect, identified by police as 39-year-old Courtney Gordon, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead on arrival, police said.