A Stagecoach mom shot and killed her 9-year-old son early Wednesday morning before turning the gun on herself, according to a preliminary investigation by the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.#Lisa Marie Lesyshen, 45, was found in her home unconscious with a single gunshot wound by Sheriff’s Office deputies in the early hours of Wednesday. She was taken by ambulance to Yampa Valley Medical Center. Lesyshen was alive as of 4:30 p.m. and being guarded by Sheriff's Office deputies, according to Undersheriff Ray Birch. Her condition is unknown.#Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan was found dead inside the home. He was a third-grader at Soda Creek Elementary School in Steamboat Springs.#According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called by Michael Kirlan, Asher’s father, to the home near the south shore of Stagecoach Reservoir at 2:55 a.m. for a reported suicide attempt with multiple victims.#The deputies were met by Kirlan, who told them his son was dead inside the home and that his wife, Lesyshen, was upstairs with a gun. Deputies entered the home and found Asher’s body, and then discovered Lesyshen.#“A preliminary interview of Michael Kirlan suggests that his wife, Lisa Lesyshen, shot their son Asher and then shot herself,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.#Birch refused to discuss possible motives for the shooting.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Colorado woman shoots and kills 9 year old son
Before turning the gun on herself, a Colorado mother shot and killed her 9 year old son: