By Associated Press - Wednesday, April 1, 2020

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in North Carolina discovered a 2-year-old girl and her father shot to death inside a home Tuesday evening, a sheriff’s office confirmed.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a house near Lexington around 4 p.m. on a call from a concerned citizen, Capt. Mike Burns told news outlets.

Inside, officers discovered the girl and a man identified as her father dead from apparent gunshot wounds, according to officials. Nobody else was in the home, news outlets reported.

Burns did not comment on the circumstances leading to the shooting, but he said the office was not looking for any suspects in the case.

Officials did not immediately identify the victims, pending notification of relatives. The sheriff’s office is investigating.



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