Mother who shot children dies from her injuries

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Investigators work the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. The shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
One of two bodies are take from the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. The shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
One of two bodies are take from the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An investigator examines a weapon in the trunk of a car at the scene of a shooting ,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An investigator examine a sword in the trunk of a car at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An investigator works at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman believed to be their mother and the children's brother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Investigators works at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman believed to be their mother and the children's brother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An investigator works at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman believed to be their mother and the children's brother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Investigators works at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman believed to be their mother and the children's brother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An investigator works at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman believed to be their mother and the children's brother critically wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A New Jersey State Police trooper secures a police line at the scene of a shooting, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at the home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A woman speaks with investigators at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at the home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A woman speaks with investigators at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A New Jersey State Police trooper secures a police line at the scene of a shooting, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in the shooting at the southern New Jersey home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Investigators worn the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting in the southern New Jersey home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
New Jersey State Police Troopers speak with a neighbor near the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting in a southern New Jersey home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
New Jersey State Police Capt. Stephen Jones speaks during a news conference near the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and a woman and another child wounded, state police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Members of law enforcement gather at the scene of a shooting Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tabernacle, N.J. New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting at the southern New Jersey home. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two of them, before turning the gun on herself died Sunday from her injuries, state police said.

The death of 44-year-old Jeannine LePage came three days after the shootings at the family's home in Tabernacle, a town in the New Jersey Pinelands that's 30 miles east of Philadelphia.

Authorities say LePage used a handgun that had been purchased legally and was in the family for decades. They say she used a pillow to muffle any noise so five other relatives who lived in the home wouldn't hear what was happening when she shot her children Thursday morning.

Authorities have not said what may have prompted LePage to shoot her children, saying it was a mystery that may never be solved.

Fourteen-year-old Nicholas Harriman and 8-year-old Nadia were killed. Their 11-year-old brother, Alexander, was wounded and remains hospitalized in "extremely critical condition."

LePage and her children were found in the same bed by a family member who called 911, police said. The two children killed in the shootings were pronounced dead at the scene.

The children's father did not live in the house.

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