Saturday, November 3, 2012
Florence Police Chief Anson Shells tells NewsChannel 15 officers responded to a murder suicide Friday night. It happened at a home on East Sam Harrell Road around 9:30 p.m.
Chief Shells says a man got upset with his girlfriend, beat her with a pistol, then shot her twice. The victim died at the scene.
Chief Shells adds the man went to a back room and shot himself.
The couple lived together.
The victims names will be released when their families are notified.