Woman allegedly shoots and kills son in Silver Springs

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Updated: 4/06/2014 6:27 pm
UPDATE-- Lyon County officials tell News 4 that the mother who allegedly shot and killed her son has not yet been charged with a crime.
The woman remains in the hospital with injuries sustained in the fight.

Her identification will not be released as the investigation is still ongoing.
Silver Springs, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com) – Lyon County deputies say a mother allegedly shot and killed her son in Silver Springs on April 4, 2014.

According to deputies a woman called 911 around 9 p.m. and told dispatchers she had just shot her adult son. When deputies arrived in the 8000 block of Catfish Street they found a man dead from a single gunshot wound. 

Deputies say the shooter was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during the incident.

Lyon County detectives are currently investigating the shooting and say initial indications are that the shooting was in self-defense. 

Authorities are not releasing the names of those involved at this time. Stay with News 4 as more information becomes available.

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