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Double homicide on Helm Drive
Robert Davis

Newton County Sheriff's Office deputies are on the scene of a double homicide on the 100 block of Helm Drive, near Almon Road and I-20.

Dispatchers recevied a call around 4:22 p.m.

"The subject called 911 and said he shot two of his relatives," said NCSO spokesperson Deputy Felicia Jefferson.

NCSO patrol units responded and came to the residence. "He came out of the residence and was taken into custody without incident," said Jefferson. The two victims were found inside deceased.

The victims are an adult female and an adult male. The names of the victims are not being released pending family notfication.

"This is an ongoing investigation by the NCSO," said Jefferson.

Check back for more on this developing story.