SAN JUAN, PR. (THECOUNT) — Parents, Dorothy Wickline, 47, and Edwin Ramos, 40, and their twin boys, aged 9, have been identified as the victims found shot dead inside a San Juan, Puerto Rico, home on Wednesday.

The family of four were discovered shot to death inside their home in Puerto Rico after celebrating New Year’s Eve, authorities said.


Police said the couple’s 16-year-old son was seriously injured and is hospitalized.

The killings occurred before dawn Wednesday in the northern town of Trujillo Alto, which lies south of the capital of San Juan, according to Informnny.

“It’s too early to establish a motive,” Puerto Rico Police Detective Carlos Nazario told reporters. “We are looking at all angles.”

One of those angles include the fact that an elder son of the couple is in jail on federal carjacking charges and state weapon and assault charges, he said.

He said the four of them had celebrated New Year’s Eve with relatives and were shot shortly after they returned home.

Police said one person was shot at the entrance of the home, another in the living room and two in the bedroom.

No one has been arrested.


Geo quick facts: Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the capital and largest city, the Isla Verde area is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos. Its Old San Juan neighborhood features colorful Spanish colonial buildings and El Morro and La Fortaleza, massive, centuries-old fortresses – wikipedia.