Police: Domestic dispute escalates to murder-attempted suicide

(Source: WGCL)

Two teens were shot in an early morning incident at a residence in Clayton County Saturday morning.

Police arrived at a residence in the 7600 block of Briar Crest Court at 9 a.m. where they found a 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old female with gunshot wounds.

Family members say the victims were engaged in a conversation when things escalated on the lower level of the two-story home. Family members say they heard gunfire and ran downstairs to find the teens laying on the floor. The two victims share an 8-month old child.

The shooter was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The female victim succumb to her injuries and was pronounced dead around 11 a.m.

Police say the woman had an active order of protection against the father of her child.

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