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Police: Mother shot child, turned gun on herself

Police: Mother shot child, turned gun on herself

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA/AP)- Sarasota police say a mother shot her 10-month old and then turned the gun on herself.

Police say they responded to the murder-suicide Sunday morning. Spokeswoman Genevieve Judge says the unidentified mother was 35 years old. The mother died at the scene. The girl was taken to the hospital and later died.

A police statement says the child's father returned home from a scooter ride before 10 a.m. and heard shots fired and called 911.

No one else was inside the home when it happened. Police say a report won't be available until Tuesday.

 

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