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The man killed his friends in a bedroom in Richland, Washington, on Nov. 10, 2016

The man killed his friends in a bedroom in Richland, Washington, on Nov. 10, 2016

After mother was shot to death, her family fights for custody of twin boys, who also were at home the night of her death.

Dylan, 11, and Oliver, 8, and their mother, Tammi, were killed by a man with a rifle in the bedroom of their family home in the quiet town of Richland, Washington, on Nov. 10, 2016.

The man’s friends — friends he’d invited over for a movie night — say he was angry that he hadn’t been invited, calling him a “cuck” and a “white boy.”

“He took his anger out on the kids. When he was done, he went for the boys. He used the AR-15 to kill them in their sleep,” said Mike Linder, one of the men who the suspect invited to his home for the movie they were watching. “I shot him through the head so he wouldn’t be able to do it any harder. I don’t know whether he was going to pull the trigger. He should have,” Linder said.

The suspect, identified as 21-year-old Tanner Gisby, has had his criminal history sealed. (He’s legally entitled to own guns and hasn’t been charged with a crime.) His last charge was a 2013 conviction of first-degree assault for hitting a friend, which the prosecutor recommended leniency on, according to court records.

When Tammi and Dylan were shot, Linder said Dylan was dead, Oliver was alive and Linder was waiting for Tammi to call 911.

Tammi, her daughter, and Dylan were inside a house she owned in a small town in northwest Washington when there was a knock on the door, Linder told KOMO News. The caller was Tammi’s boyfriend, who had called her repeatedly before he

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