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Police investigate southwest valley shooting as apparent murder-suicide

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Police are investigating a murder in southwest Las Vegas on Park Street, near Blue Diamond Road and Grand Canyon Drive. The incident is now considered a murder-suicide, according to Metro.

LVMPD Homicide Detective Lt. Ray Spencer held a media briefing Wednesday morning to provide the media with preliminary information.

Lt. Spencer says the incident happened around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday and is now being investigated as a murder-suicide. According to police, a teenage son woke up to the sound of gun shots and called police.

The teenage son then went outside of his bedroom and found his mother with a gunshot wound at the top of the stairs in the home. At the bottom of the stairs he found his father also with a gunshot wound.

According to Lt. Spencer, the father shot and killed the mother before turning the gun on himself.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.