SPRINGFIELD, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida's Panhandle say a woman killed her young daughter before fatally shooting herself.
The woman's older daughter got away from the home in Springfield and called police from a neighbor’s house late Sunday night.
Investigators say the 15-year-old girl told them she woke up around 11:40 p.m. and saw her mother pointing a pistol at her.
The girl told police she heard two shots as she was running to the neighbor’s house.
Officers found the bodies of the mother and a 5-year-old girl inside the home.