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Silver Springs Mother Shoots, Kills Son in Self Defense

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Deputies in Lyon County are investigating after a woman shot and killed her adult son.

Deputies say they got the call Friday night around 9 p.m. in the 8000 block if Catfish Street in Silver Springs.

Deputies say when they got there they found an adult male dead from a single gunshot wound.

Officials say initial indications are that the shooting was in self-defense and Lyon County detectives are currently investigating the shooting. 

His mother, the shooter, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the incident.

Lyon County deputies will release more information upon completion of the investigation.

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