05:16 GMT05 August 2021
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    Glen Hochman, a retired police officer, committed suicide after fatally shooting his two daughters at their home in the town of Harrison in New York, according to media reports. Alissa Hochman was 17 years old and her younger sister Deanna was 13.

    Hochman recently retired from the force having served at the White Plains police department for more than 22 years. In May 2014, the 52-year-old received a lifesaving award.

    Local police have not provided details of the shooting that took place on Saturday. David Chong, White Plains public safety commissioner, described the incident unfathomable tragedy.

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