In Indianapolis, Thomas Emery shot girlfriend Tamika Jones-Fleming before turning the gun on himself. An 11-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl were inside the house when the adults began fighting at 11 p.m. Sunday. The boy called police at 6:45 a.m. Monday after stumbling upon the scene.
Two young children heard “three booms” late Sunday night — then awoke early Monday to find the bodies of their mother and her boyfriend.
Cops say the act of violence on the east side of Indianapolis was a murder-suicide — Thomas Emery, 27, shot live-in girlfriend Tamika Jones-Fleming, 31, before turning the gun on himself.
The children, an 11-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl, were both inside the house when the fight began about 11 p.m. Sunday, the Indianapolis Star reports.