Mother shot by son in Brownsburg, shoots himself after


BROWNSBURG, Ind. — A double shooting is under investigation in Brownsburg after police say a man shot his mother before turning the gun on himself.

According to Brownsburg police, the shooting occurred around 8 p.m. on Saturday night in the Brownsburg Pointe Apartments in the 1000 block of Columbia Circle.

Officers arrived to find 59-year-old Alana Serio deceased with multiple gunshot wounds. Police said they also found 25-year-old Steven Serio with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators spoke with neighbors, who told them the mother and son were originally from Ohio before moving to the Brownsburg apartments.

“Through the investigation and after interviewing witnesses, and speaking with numerous family members, it has been verified that Steven suffered from mental illness and substance abuse,” the Brownsburg Police Department said in a release.

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