6-year-old boy shot dead, allegedly by grandfather: 'He was our world'

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A 65-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and grandson before killing himself—while his 4-year-old granddaughter was able to escape the carnage.

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Ty Dodson, a 6-year-old boy from Kentucky, had just started kindergarten when he went to visit his grandparents in Nashville, Tennessee, this weekend. The visit turned into a nightmare. Ty was shot and killed, allegedly by his grandfather, Terry Majors, at the Nashville home. Majors also allegedly shot and killed his wife Leigh Shea-Majors, before dying by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. Ty's 4-year-old sister was home ran to a neighbor for help and escaped unharmed, police said. Losing Ty"was the worst day of my life," the little boy's uncle, Chase Dodson, told ABC News on Wednesday. He called Ty"a bundle of joy" who loved sports and science. Just two weeks ago, the boy celebrated turning six with a pool party. Ty lived with his mother, stepfather and little sister in Kentucky, and was visiting his maternal grandparents in Tennessee over the weekend, Chase Dodson said. Ty's biological father -- who was Chase Dodson's brother -- died 15 days before Ty was born in 2013, he said. Chase Dodson said his nephew visited his maternal grandparents often and he had never seen any signs of trouble. "I don't understand why. How could anybody in their right mind... do that to a little boy," the grieving uncle said."He was our world." The motive is undetermined and the investigation is ongoing, police said Wednesday. Read more: ABC News

Another member of the well armed militia mistakes his family for enemy combatants. Lemme guess, gramps was having 'financial woes.' Welcome to being black, you weak bstard. White ppl chit Why isn’t “shot dead” in your heading ? So Heartbreaking... The four year old escaped. Think on that. Why does it seem like these shootings often appear to happen in homes with US flags proudly displayed?

I’m so sorry for this family’s loss, I can’t imagine this mother’s struggle losing her little boy and her parents like that. R.I.P. 😞 ISIS or Al Qaeda? These incidents keep happening and yet there's no real insight as to why from the mainstream media. Why even report on it if you don't care to understand it?

Jesus FLOTUS realDonaldTrump POTUS OMG! Something happened to the White people in Kentucky! Quick! Build a wall! Don’t let them git us Mr Trump! we need to study where do we see destruction when the economy is strong and what is the reason. and the media it should be right now some understanding that we have with the media. I think enough was done now and there is no response from the media

4-year-old escapes as brother, grandmother killed in murder-suicide, police sayA 65-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and grandson before killing himself—while his 4-year-old granddaughter was able to escape the carnage. 🙏🏾 SO VERY SAD. SINCERELY MS. GARY Awful. 😢

anti and christ together an economy that is not growing and everything else that is wrong? and still everything else a jock b/c the smart man decides on anything in this world including his own destruction? this media claims doing great in digging dirt if he was a real man he wouldn't have let one escape!!!

Wow....... There have been a lot of murder suicides lately. Christians, you can’t live with them, you can’t out run their bullets. FullHoover Was he vaping? Lord help us😥😪😪😪 That is so sad made even more so b/c it was all that was left of his father. RIP. So sorry for your loss. There is more to this story.

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😥 Our mission at is to build the social media platform that ends fake news P U R P L E Why do suicidal people feel the need to destroy other people in the process? If you must, take out yourself but leave the children and other innocents alone. Maybe someone with a psych background could explain the phenomenon.

Is this country Great Again ? Hope he will burn in hell

https://people.comGet the latest news about celebrities, royals, music, TV, and real people. Find exclusive content, including photos and videos, on PEOPLE.com. 😞💔 Geeze....heartbreaking Oh no. Sad. 😥

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