A significant tragedy has occurred in Osmington, near Margaret River, where at about 5:15am Police were called to a rural property and discovered 7 deceased victims.
Amongst the victims were 4 children and 3 adults, with suspected gun shot wounds found.
Two firearms were located on the scene.
Homicide Squad Detectives from Perth are assisting local authorities with their high priority investigation.
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has made a statement to the media at a press conference at 10:30AM.
Premier Mark McGowan also commented on the matter, saying its a distressing day for Western Australia.
“It’s absolutely appalling, awful and terrible, and we will get further details as time goes on,” Mr McGowan said.
Updates to follow.