Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend in Apparent Murder-Suicide NBC10.com

Police say a man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself in Prospect Park Sunday.

Police were called to a home on the 1300 block of Fletcher Avenue in Delaware County around 3:50 p.m.for a report of a shooting. Investigators say they found a 31-year-old woman suffering from two gunshot wounds to the face and chest. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a witness, a man left the home shortly after the gunfire and drove away in a white van. About two hours later, police say they located a white van on the 8600 block of Mario Lanza Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia. Investigators found the body of 38-year-old Anthony Serody inside the van with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman’s identity has not been released at this time.

Police say the couple has 6-year-old daughter. No word yet whether she was inside the home during the shooting.

Police are investigating the incident.