PORT HURON, Mich. - The Port Huron Police Department is investigating a murder suicide where they say a 35-year-old father shot and killed his young son and then himself.
Police were called to a home on Cooper in Port Huron around 8:30 Monday night to check on the man and his son.
Once inside, police said they found a 6-year-old boy and his 35-year-old father, both dead.
Early investigation indicates a handgun was used in what they believe was a murder-suicide. The medical examiner's office will make a final ruling on the cause of death.
Police have not released the name of the man and his son.
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