SHELBYVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A grandmother killed her granddaughter, who has special needs, and then turned the gun on herself, a family member said.
The shooting was reported on Hunting Hills Drive, located off Smithfield Road, around 2 p.m. Monday, Shelbyville police said.
Samantha Castillo said the people who died were her mother, Julia Cash-Owens, and her 14-year-old daughter, Aurelia Castillo.
She also told us her daughter had cerebral palsy.
Castillo said her mother Aurelia, and then herself. Police said they responded to the home on a report of two people with possible gunshot wounds.
Samantha and Aurelia, Cash-Owens and Samantha's younger son lived together at the home on Hunting Hills.
Cash-Owens was pronounced dead at the scene. The teenage victim was rushed to an area hospital, where she died. The coroner released her cause of death on Tuesday -- a gunshot wound to the head.
Police said the deaths are being investigated as a domestic matter and no additional suspects are being sought.
A motive hasn't been released.
Tuesday afternoon, Cash-Owens son posted a note on social media as he mourned his mother. He gave us permission to share it: