Police: Mother, baby shooting a murder-suicide - FOX 13 News

Police: Mother, baby shooting a murder-suicide

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The Sarasota Police Department is calling the shooting deaths of a woman and her 17-month-old daughter a murder-suicide.

Detectives believe 35-year-old Sarah Harnish shot her daughter, Josephine Boice, before turning the gun on herself.

It happened at approximately 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning at a home in the 4000 block of Old Bradenton Road in Sarasota.

The infant's father called 911 after returning home from a scooter ride and hearing shots fired.

Harnish died at the scene. The baby was pronounced dead at All Children's Hospital in Tampa.

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