North Carolina officials are investigating the deaths of three people in an apparent murder-suicide.
An on-call staffer at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said it appears a 22-year-old man shot his parents then killed himself Saturday morning.
Brad Fetzer with the OCME said 67-year-old James Thompson and his 60-year-old wife, Carolyn, were killed. Their son Richard Thompson also was found dead of a gunshot wound.
Harnett County sheriff's Maj. Gary McNeill told WRAL-TV in Raleigh only that his office was investigating a report of deaths in the home.
The TV station reported that another of the couple's sons Jimmy Thompson discovered the bodies. A friend with Jimmy Thompson told WRAL she saw the bodies and there was a gun in Richard Thompson's hand.