By Steven Graves

CHICAGO (CBS) — A frantic call for help from a child to police, and then two people found dead inside a home.

CBS 2’s Steven Graves reports from the Gary Police Department where a police source said multiple children were in the home hiding in the attic.

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All during what’s believed to be a murder-suicide. The incident happened around Fayette Street, a dead end road right off Route 20. Gary police have blocked off the area.

The Lake County Coroner was seen taking items out of a home. It was inside where a source said a child called officers when they heard gunshots. Before that, the child and two other siblings heard their mom arguing with her boyfriend.

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One of the children called police, and when they got there, they found their 35 year-old mother and a 23 year-old man dead.

A Gary police spokesperson could not be reached for further comment.

 

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