Update 12:40 p.m.: Police are releasing more details about last night's murder-suicide. According to Officer Gordon Shyy, a 60-year-old woman went to the nursing home to visit her 93-year-old mother at about 5:30 p.m. After two or three hours, staff members went inside the mother's room where they found both women shot to death.
|The scene of the crime|
"The door to the room had been closed at the staff did not notice anything was amiss during the visit, " Shyy tells us. "At this time, SFPD is investigating this incident as a murder suicide and this appears to be an isolated incident, meaning, we do not believe there are any other victims related to the two involved parties.
Original story 7:24 a.m.:San Francisco police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide at a nursing home in the Western Addition last night.
At about 8:15 p.m. police were called to a nursing facility -- which news stations later identified as the Central Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility at 1355 Ellis St. -- to conduct a welfare check. When they arrived, they found two deceased people inside.
"After preliminary investigation it appears this incident was a murder-suicide," says Officer Gordon Shyy. "There are no further details at this time."More »