CHANCELLORVILLE, Va. (WUSA) - A 43-year-old man fatally shot his 75-year-old mother, wounded his sister, and shot himself dead, according to the Spotsylvania sheriff's office.

David Anderson, 43, tatally shot his mother, Jean, with a shotgun, injured his sister, 51, and turned the gun on himself, police said.

Police responded to a report of the shooting at 1:19 on Monday in the 8300 block of McClaws Drive, police said.


Police report that the dead man's sister was conscious when they arrived, and was shot in the abdomen and elbow. 9News's Matt Jablow reports that she is out of surgery and is expected to survive.

The sister's husband also lived at the home but was at work at the time of the shooting, police report.

Police say the motive for the shooting is not clear at this time and that Anderson had no prior record.

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