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Police: Tennessee father kills son and wheelchair-bound daughter

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 00:41

Police say a Tennessee man shot and killed his two children, one of them was wheelchair-bound. A third child escaped. Linda So reports.

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Police say a father shot and killed his two children inside their Memphis home. The victims were his 24-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter who was handicapped and bound to a wheelchair. The woman in the blue shirt is the mother of the two children. Police say she and another child managed to escape. SOUNDBITE: TONEY ARMSTRONG, MEMPHIS POLICE DIRECTOR, SAYING: "As you can imagine, this is probably the most traumatic day of her life, to have her entire family completely destroyed." Authorities say a domestic dispute led to the deadly incident. When police arrived at the home, the suspect allegedly opened fire on officers and then turned the gun on himself. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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Police: Tennessee father kills son and wheelchair-bound daughter

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 00:41