Father Allegedly Shoots His Wife and Murders Their 4 Children Before Calling Police

A Michigan man murdered his four children and injured his wife before calling the police on himself.

A Michigan man has been arrested for killing his four children and leaving his wife seriously injured on Wednesday morning, police said.

Authorities say the suspect, who has not been identified, called police after the murders at about 1 a.m. At his home in Dearborn Heights, responding officers found four children between the ages of 4 and 19 dead. 

Read:Mom Sought Out Men To Rape 10-Year-Old Girl Before Her Gruesome Murder: Cops

Police said the murders were part of a domestic violence-related incident.

The suspect told officials he had harmed his family, and he was arrested without incident, according to the Detroit News.

Two of the man's children, a 4-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, were asphyxiated with carbon monoxide, while the 17-year-old and 19-year-old, who were reportedly stepchildren, were shot and found bound in the basement, Lt. Michael Krause told the Detroit News.

The mother of the children and the suspect’s wife, Faith Green, was in stable condition at the hospital, police said. She was reportedly stabbed and shot.

"This is a very rare occurrence and it's just difficult to understand and the motivation," Dearborn Heights Mayor Daniel S. Paletko said. "I don't understand what happened in this house, but it's a super tragedy ... As a father ... I think we can all appreciate how important one's kids are.”

Police said they are still investigating the crimes.

Read: Fire Chief Shot Dead, His Wife and Another Man Charged in His Murder

“In my 30 years of law enforcement I can’t recall a crime of this magnitude happening in the city of Dearborn Heights,” Capt. Michael Petri said

The father is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.

Watch: Family of Mom Murdered in Church Pleads With Her Killer to Come Forward