- Tyne Tees
Bobby Turnbull, son, brother and nephew of the Horden shooting victims, has read out a statement from the family following today's inquest verdict.
Taxi driver Michael Atherton shot dead his ex-partner Susan McGoldrick, her sister Alison Turnbull and Alison's daughter Tanya, before turning the gun on himself.
The coroner has recorded three verdicts of unlawful killing, and that the gunman took his own life.
Watch the family's statement below.
The coroner has ruled that the deaths of three members of the same family, and their shooter, could have been avoided.
An inquest has heard how a man who went on to kill three members of his family before turning the gun on himself had been warned by police.
The inquest into the deaths of a man who shot himself and three members of his family on New Years Day 2012 has been taking place today.