Two killed in New Scotland shooting, policeman says


NEW SCOTLAND — An 87-year-old male shot and killed his 75-year-old mother before murdering himself early Monday in shootings that Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple pronounced seemed to have been encouraged by a couple’s regard about their medical problems.

The gunfire happened in a home they shared during 51 Oak Hill Road.

“Sadly, during this point, it’s looking like one of those stories where they fundamentally wanted to go together,” Apple said, “and he was in fear of losing her.”

“It’s heartbreaking.”

Authorities were available autopsy formula to establish a causes of genocide though that he didn’t consider it would lead investigators down a opposite path.

“We don’t design to see anything intolerable come out of that,” he said, adding that “everything seem to be flattering apparent about what happened.”

Deputies were called to a home to examine a gunfire shortly after midnight Sunday.

The lady was already passed and a male was mortally wounded. He died after Monday morning during Albany Medical Center Hospital.

A few weeks earlier, a integrate franchised a moody to lapse from their winter home in Florida and a daughter had changed from another state to support them with their medical care, a policeman said.

Apple pronounced he was not certain of a inlet of a medical problems. The struggles, he said, were described to investigators by a family of a dead.

The policeman pronounced there was no pointer of a struggle.

“It appears he shot her and afterwards attempted to take his possess life,” Apple said.

A sheriff’s deputy’s unit automobile remained parked during a finish of a prolonged drive via a day Monday though many of a justification entertainment seemed to be over by mid-morning.

Yellow crime stage military fasten remained wrapped around dual mail boxes sitting atop timber posts.

As of late Monday afternoon, authorities had not expelled a name of a dual people.

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