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Gwinnett Police: Mother shoots, kills son then dies by suicide

Right now, there is limited information available on the incident.

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A woman and her son are dead after police said it appears she shot him and then died by suicide in a Gwinnett County neighborhood Thursday morning.

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, the homicide unit is on the scene investigating on Bay Crest Court in Loganville. Authorities told 11Alive the woman's daughter heard shots then came downstairs to find her mother dead and brother shot. It happened just before 9 a.m.

Police said the boy, a teen, was taken to the hospital. Unfortunately, he later died.

Police said the exact ages of the two victims are unknown at this time. A spokesperson with the police department said officers are still working to gather details on the incident.

Right now, there is limited information available and police are still working to determine a motive. 11Alive will update this story as we continue to learn more.

Credit: 11Alive

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