UPDATE : Three people shot in Lanier County; mother and daughter expected to recover

Posted at 11:37 PM, Feb 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-19 05:57:34-05

UPDATE: February 19, 2013 4:16 A.M.

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)-- We're learning new details about a shooting in Lanier County, Georgia.

Both the mother and daughter in an attempted murder-suicide are expected to recover.

It happened Saturday afternoon at a home on highway 125 in the western part of Lanier County.

The initial call from dispatch was that three people had been shot at the location.

When deputies arrived, they found Kathy Mchan Flynn, walking down the driveway of the house toward the deputy.

She indicated that both she, and her daughter, had been shot by her husband, Benny Mark Flynn.

Deputies later found Mr. Flynn in the master bedroom of the home apparently dead of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

UPDATE - February 17, 2013 11 P.M.

A man reportedly shoots his daughter and her mother.

Investigators say the man shot them at a home on Highway 125 in the western part of Lanier County around 12:45 Saturday afternoon.

They say the man then killed himself.

The mother and daughter were hospitalized.

The names haven't been released. The GBI and the Lanier County Sheriff's Office are investigating.

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)--Two people are seriously injured in a shooting and third person is dead.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton says three people were shot at a home on Highway 125 in the western part of Lanier County. Two people who live there were shot and the third person died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

One victim was taken to South Georgia Medical Center and another to Shand's in Gainesville, Florida. Sheriff Norton says no names are being released at this time due to notification of family members and the ongoing nature of the investigation.

Sheriff Norton released this statement:

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the family members of the victims as they wait to see the outcome of this tragedy but we are all hoping and believing for full recovery for the victims. To the family of the deceased we extend our condolences and prayers as well.

I would like to personally thank all the 911 center staff, the first responders from both Lanier and Berrien county, the Life-Flight crew, the staff at South Georgia Medical Center, our law enforcement brothers and sisters from Berrien and Lowndes Counties, the GBI and my staff. Incidents like this require everyone to do their absolute best and cooperate at the highest level possible and to a man and woman that is what I saw today."