Louisville, KY – According to the police report, this unfortunate incident occurred approximately at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at the 5000 block of Margo Avenue.
The investigation began when the 39-year-old Thomas V. Hatfield Jr. showed up at a family member’s home and said that he killed his parents.
The family members called the police. When the officers arrived at the scene, they found the victims, 75-year-old Thomas Hatfield and 73-year-old Jeanine Hatfield. Both had been shot and pronounced dead at scene.
The 39-year-old Thomas V. Hatfield Jr left the family member’s home, and drove to another relative’s house on Trefoil Lane, where he intentionally rammed a parked vehicle.
Louisville Metro Police Department officers found a gun in the vehicle he was driving. The caliber of the gun matches the shell casings found at his parent’s home.
The suspect was treated for an injury with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, before he was arrested.