Police on Tuesday released the names of the man and woman killed at a Galveston home Monday in a murder-suicide.

Terry Overstreet, 66, of Galveston, shot his mother, Mathilda Overstreet, 96, with a shotgun on Monday at the house they shared in the 6700 block of Fairway Drive, police said.

Terry Overstreet called police to report a suicide before turning the gun on himself, a police spokesman said.

Police have not determined why the shooting happened. The incident is still under investigation.

 — John Wayne Ferguson

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; or on Twitter @johnwferguson.


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