TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) – Police are looking for suspects after two brothers were shot to death in Taunton.

Twenty-three-year-old Kevin Vargas and 21-year-old Shawn Vargas were found Sunday after officers responded to reports of gunshots coming from a Somerset Avenue apartment.

Police say a 4-year-old child and a 2-year-old child were also found at the scene – physically uninjured – and are now in the care of family members.

Taunton Police Chief Raymond O’Berg says it appears the victims were targeted, but would not comment on whether investigators had a motive.

A statement from Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter says the case is an active homicide investigation.

Neighbors said the men had lived in the apartment for about a year.

AP-ES-02-25-08 1701EST


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