Police: Family of 3 found dead likely a murder-suicide

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Police believe the shooting that left three people dead, including a child, was likely a murder suicide. 

The victims have been identified as James Bryant, 37, Melissa Bryant, 39, and 6-year-old Conner Patrick.

According to police, their bodies were discovered Monday at a home in the 3300 block of Bill Gardner Road in Locust Grove during a welfare check. Investigators said police were called after the homeowner didn't show up to work. 

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Tuesday, investigators said the preliminary investigation has revealed that James Bryant was most likely the shooter. The shooting took place after some type of domestic fight Sunday night around 9 p.m., according to police. 

Investigators said they are still trying to piece together exactly what happened at the home.