A 23-year-old daughter shot her mother and then killed herself in the McLean, Virginia Friday evening, police said.
Someone called police to report a person might have been killed inside a home in the 6700 block of Dean Drive. Officers tried several times to get in contact with someone inside, but no one answered.
When officers entered the house, they found the bodies of 23-year-old Helen Lorena Hargan and her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Denise Hansen Hargan.
Detectives said the 7-year-old child was not home at the time of the incident and is safe with her mother. All family dogs have been accounted for.