ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving a father and his two-year-old son in Elk Grove on Sunday.
Officers and detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the 5500 block of Tamarindo Lane. The relationship between the victim and suspect has been determined to be father and son. pic.twitter.com/hg1F8BGk0Z
— EGPD (@ElkGrovePD) January 27, 2020
The Elk Grove Police Department said they responded just before 2 p.m. to the 5500 block of Tamarindo Lane after reports of a woman screaming.
Police said they located the mother in the street. The mother told police she had been in a verbal argument with the father, which led to the father, 45, pulling out a gun to shoot the child and then himself.
After finding the father with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officers said they found the deceased infant with a single gunshot wound.
No further information has been released at this time.
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