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Woman, 10-year-old son found dead in Mesa home

PHOENIX — A woman and her 10-year-old son were found dead in a Mesa mobile home early Thursday morning.

Police said they responded to the home near McKellips Road and Mesa Drive around 3 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

“We did locate one residence where multiple shots appeared to have been fired from the outside into the residence,” Detective Nik Rasheta told KTAR News 92.3 FM.

Officers found the woman and the boy dead inside the home.

Rasheta said there were other people in the residence at the time, but he had no further details on their role in the shooting.

He said police believe it is an isolated incident, and officers are looking for a suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call Mesa Police at 480-644-2211.

KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Madison Spence contributed to this report. 

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