Mom shot, son found unconscious

Police were called to a home in the 800 block of Durham Road around 5 p.m. Sunday.

May 15, 2012 9:38:53 AM PDT
Authorities in Wake Forest are investigating the suspicious death of a local woman after her son was found unresponsive on Mother's Day.

Police were called to a home in the 800 block of Durham Road around 5 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found 82-year-old Jo Dean Timberlake dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

They also found her son, 63-year-old Ricky Arlen Timberlake unresponsive following a possible attempted overdose. He was taken to Wake Med, where he remains in critical condition.

Neighbors told ABC11 that there was a note on the front door of the home that said not to come in, and to call 911.

Further details about the incident were not released.

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