BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Authorities say a man is dead and his estranged wife is injured after an apparent attempted murder-suicide in Somerset County Saturday morning.
Maryland State police say Gary Preston, 57, was found dead, and his estranged wife, Susan Preston, 44, was found suffering from gunshot wounds at a home in Crisfield, Maryland in an apparent attempted murder-suicide.READ MORE: Newman, Mendoza Will Be ESPN’s 1st All-Female Baseball Duo
Officers say the victim, Susan, was on the phone with her sister when the incident happened. Susan’s sister reportedly called 911 when she heard the incident occurring.
Troopers responded to the residence, located in the 2000 block of Silver Lane, at 8 a.m. and reportedly found a handgun in Gary’s possession. Susan was rushed to a hospital, where her condition has not been released at this time.READ MORE: New Innovative Academic Building Opens At Loyola University Maryland
Investigators believe Gary drove to Susan’s location.
There is no motive known at this time for the suspect’s actions. Police determined the victim is the estranged wife of the suspect.MORE NEWS: Classroom Concerns: 16,559 Students Quarantined, 4,042 Confirmed Student Covid-19 Cases In Maryland Schools