Murderer Dr. Harold Perelson killed his wife using a hammer while she laid asleep in her bed. He tried to do the same to his oldest daughter but failed when she managed to escape after awaking. She went to her neighbor’s house who called the police. After telling the rest of his children to go back to bed, he killed himself with tranquilizers and Nembutal.
With 12-gauge shotguns, Lyle and Erik Menendez walked into the living room of their family home and killed their parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez. The heavy number of shots fired indicated that the brothers reloaded.