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Waterbury domestic violence shooting suspect found dead in Virginia: Police

After the fatal shooting in Waterbury, Solomon Roberts was found driving in Virginia that afternoon.

WATERBURY, Conn. — The suspect of a domestic violence shooting in Waterbury that left a woman dead and her son injured was found dead in Virginia, according to police.

Solomon Roberts, 44, is accused of shooting and killing Catherine Roberts, 45, and injuring a 19-year-old man in a home in Waterbury early Tuesday morning.

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Solomon Roberts was found in Virginia later that afternoon, according to police. 

Virginia State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop and shortly after found Roberts dead in his vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Waterbury police said.

Waterbury police were called to a home on Mark Lane early Tuesday morning after a neighbor called to report bullets coming through their wall. Catherine Roberts was pronounced dead on the scene and her 19-year-old son was taken to a local hospital, where he is in stable condition.

The investigation remains ongoing.


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