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: MD-Bred Knicks Go Draws Rail In Bid To Repeat At Pegasus World Cup
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 Funding Empowers Female Developers, Targets Vacant Houses In West Baltimore
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: Ravens Special Teams Ace Anthony Levine Sr. Is Retiring, Team Says