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Mesa PD: Man shoots mother before shooting himself

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A man is accused of shooting his mother before shooting himself in Mesa on Friday.

Mesa police said 21-year-old, Mark Samual Taro, was seen running from the shooting scene at Mesa Regal RV Resort at 4700 E. Main about 10:25 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found a woman in her late 40s with multiple gunshot and stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Officers pursued and found Taro in a mobile home near the scene. They attempted to negotiate with him.

After a few hours, officers entered the home and found Taro with apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

Mesa police are investigating what led to the shooting.

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