Father killed wife, 2 children in murder-suicide, Metro Police says
Goodlettsville, TN – Authorities said the 32-year-old suspect reportedly shot and killed his wife and two daughters.
The 32-year-old man, James Travis Pitts, reportedly had mental health concerns.
Metro Police officials said Pitts called 911 around 6:41 a.m. and said that he shot his wife and two kids.
The responding officer asked the father to surrender himself and weapon when he heard a gunshot inside the home.
The officer then went inside the family home and found all family members – 32-year-old Barbara Pitts, 13-year-old MaKayla Kleinert and 6-year-old Riley Pitts.
The wife and Kleinert were alive when police arrived, but they later died at the hospital.
Investigators said a suicide note and Glock were found inside the home.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.