Son shoots, kills mother inside Clarksburg home, Montgomery County Police say

Authorities say a man has been arrested and charged after shooting and killing his mother inside their Montgomery County home.

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David Blackburn (Montgomery County Police)

Police say they were called to the 22800 block of Frederick Road in Clarksburg around 2:42 a.m. Monday after a family member was awakened by the sound of gunfire. They arrived and found 56-year-old Maryann Blackburn suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Investigators say her son, 24-year-old David Mark Blackburn, was taken into custody at the home. He faces first-degree murder charges.

The investigation is still continuing at this time.