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December 8, 2011

Mother, son found fatally shot in Greensburg parking lot

HEMPFIELD — Police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her adult son after their bodies were found in a car outside a Greensburg restaurant.

State police say 53-year-old Mary Russo and her 21-year-old son, Matthew, were found dead Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say restaurant employees heard gunshots and went to the parking lot, where they discovered the scene.

Investigators say they’re still trying to sort out the details but there’s no indication anyone else was involved in the shooting. Authorities are still trying to determine which wounds were self-inflicted.

A handgun registered to Mary Russo was found in the car.

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