• A 51-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his mother before killing himself.
  • They were identified as Russell Fiveash, 51, and June Fiveash, 83.
  • The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.

In an apparent murder-suicide, a 51-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his 83-year-old mother before turning the gun on himself at their home in Gwinnett County, Georgia, on Wednesday.

Police said that the two people died at the home on the 700 block of Highland Ridge Pte. They were identified as Russell Fiveash, 51, and June Fiveash, 83.

Authorities arrived at the scene after receiving a call to perform a welfare check but found the mother and son pair dead. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.

"At this time, it appears as though Russell shot and killed June before killing himself," Cpl. Collin Flynn said. "June was identified as Russell’s mother. A welfare check was originally called in by a hospice nurse that was scheduled to meet with June. Investigators are continuing to investigate this incident."

Anyone who has information on the shooting is asked to call detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

In another incident in Wisconsin, a man shot his wife multiple times before turning the gun on himself. The Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department reported that 71-year-old Dennis A. McMillan shot Laura M. McMillan, 56.

The victims were found in their Ahnapee home, authorities said, adding that they received a call to check the home. The person who called police said that it has been a few days since they heard from an acquaintance who lives at the home.

When authorities arrived at the scene, they looked through the window and saw the bodies of two people on the floor. They entered the home and began an investigation. Dennis and Laura McMillan were the owners and occupants of the home, police said, adding that no other people lived there at the time.

In another murder-suicide incident last month, a 28-year-old fatally shot his elderly parents before killing himself. The incident took place in New Freedom, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

The coroner identified the victims as 71-year-old David Schlenoff, 66-year-old Elizabeth Schlenoff and their son, 28-year-old David Schlenoff. Authorities arrived at the scene of the incident after they were alerted about a structure fire. When police arrived at the scene they found the three people dead.

According to the coroner, the son shot and killed his parents before killing himself. Southern Regional Police released the following statement:

"On April 16, 2020 at approx 1710 officers were dispatched to a structure fire at a residence in S. Constitution Ave. in New Freedom Borough. Upon arrival officers found that the fire was from an unattended item being cooked. Three deceased persons were found within the residence. Everything was contained within the house and there is no danger to the public. The preliminary investigation appears to be a double murder/suicide. The investigation is ongoing."