Wake Forest police arrested 63-year-old Ricky Timberlake. They said he shot and killed his own mother on Mother's Day.
Eighty-two-year-old Jo Timberlake was found dead inside her home from a gunshot wound to the head.
Her son was found unconscious from an attempted overdose and was just recently released from the hospital.
Ricky Timberlake is now being held at the Wake County Jail.