Monday, July 11, 2011

Knightdale, NC: Shooting incident in Knightdale deemed 'Attempted Murder/Suicide'

Knightdale Police say fatal incident was domestic (Added: July 10, 2011)
Knightdale Police said late Saturday that a shooting was an attempted murder/suicide (more)
Rd, Knightdale, NC 27545, USA

Knightdale Police Chief Shawn Brown said Saturday night a shooting incident was likely an "Attempted Murder/Suicide."

Brown said police called to a home on Hope Valley Road about 4 p.m. found the body of a man and his wife lying wounded inside. Police said the man suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

Brown said Sunday that preliminary findings indicated the man fired the shots.

Brown said the woman was taken to WakeMed where her wound was described as "minor."

The couple's teenaged daughter was also at the home and was not hurt.

Chief Brown said names of those involved probably would not be released until Monday.

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