Trussville police dealing with murder/suicide

TRUSSVILLE, AL (WBRC) - A double-murder suicide took place in Trussville on Friday.

Police have identified the victims as 59-year-old Larry Pierce; his wife, 59-year-old Sharon Pierce and his brother, 61-year-old William Pierce.

Police say they found one body in the main house, one in the guest house and one in a car by the garage. All of the victims were shot.

Neighbors say the Pierce family was always very friendly. "They were always great neighbors, always there for you when you needed them," said neighbor Tom Foster. "Just a real loss to the neighborhood, real loss to the family."

Police are still unsure of the motive. "It's a very nice neighborhood, of course, you know, domestic incidents you never know any number of things can trigger something like that," said Trussville Police Chief Don Sivley. "Anytime you have something like this, it's shocking."

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