Jacksonville PD investigating apparent murder-suicide

Published: Dec. 30, 2015 at 10:17 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2016 at 10:17 PM CST
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JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC) - The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating what they say appears to be a murder-suicide that happened after noon on Wednesday.

Officers and paramedics responded to a residence on Wildwood Lane after a call to 911 in reference to a possible suicide attempt.

When they arrived at the scene, responders found 68-year-old Elias Joubran suffering a gunshot wound. Police say it appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Joubran's wife - 50-year-old Sheila Joubran - was also shot. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Ms. Joubran was in the middle of moving out of the residence when the shooting occurred. A moving crew was at the residence when the incident happened. They told police there was no fighting between the two until they heard gunshots and discovered the two in the living room of the residence.

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