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Transylvania Co. Attempted Murder-Suicide

Updated: Monday, March 18 2013, 09:23 AM EDT
Shortly after 7:00 am Sunday morning, deputies from the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence off of Oak Ridge Road regarding a gunshot wound.

Deputies located a 41 year old female who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. 

She was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

Officers then responded to her residence where they discovered the deceased body of a 47 year old male. 

The deceased male had died as a result of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The male and female shared the residence on Oak Ridge Road.

While the motive for the shooting is still unclear, investigators believe this is an attempted murder-suicide. 

The names of both parties are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Transylvania Co. Attempted Murder-Suicide


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