UPDATE: Bloomington Fire Killing Four Determined to be a Murder-Suicide

UPDATE: Bloomington Fire Killing Four Determined to be a Murder-Suicide

BLOOMINGTON – Two children and two adults died after a fire tore through their home in the 17900 block of Santa Ana Avenue in the town of Bloomington.

San Bernardino County Fire received a report of the fire at around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. When firefighters arrived at the scene they found the single-story home with heavy smoke coming from the front of the home. Neighbors told firefighters that the residents were still inside the home. Firefighters went inside the home and located an unresponsive woman. She was removed from the home and life-saving measures were made, but the woman was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

A man and child were also found inside the home deceased. “While processing the scene, investigators have located a fourth individual deceased inside the home of this morning’s incident,” San Bernardino County Fire officials said. The fire took approximately 20 minutes to knock down. No firefighters were injured as a result of the fire.


Fire investigators determine that the fire was intentionally set. It was also learned that the father, Eric Gonzalez shot Katrina Gonzalez, 35, Priscilla Gonzalez, 8, Beatrice, 6, and himself. Further details are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact WE-TIP at (800) 472-7766.




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