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Deputies from the Broward Sheriff’s Office and SWAT were called to the scene of a shooting in Weston Saturday morning and are investigating what they are calling a murder and attempted suicide.
The pair appear to be a father and a son. The father is dead.
BSO spokeswoman Keyla Concepcion said detectives received a call of a shooting at 8:39 a.m. in the 3200 block of Islewood Avenue in Weston.
“It appears a son shot his father,” she said in an email. “The shooter remained inside the home.”
When officers and the SWAT team arrived they found a man dead inside the home. Another adult male — believed to be his son — was suffering from a gunshot wound.
The wounded male was transported to Broward Health Medical Center, where he’s receiving medical treatment.
BSO has not released any names.
BSO Homicide and crime scene detectives are investigating.
This story is developing.