UPDATED: Herndon Man Arrested for Shooting and Killing Mother

A Herndon resident was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing his 53-year-old mother earlier today (Saturday), police said.

Police arrested Eric Turcios, 28, in connection with the shooting of Blanco Turcios. She was found with multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body on the 12800 block of Lady Fairfax Circle at around 6 a.m. today. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

An investigation on the events that lead to the shooting is underway. Turcios was arrested by Prince William County Police. A firearm, which is believed to be his, was also recovered at the time of the arrest.

Detectives are asking for anyone with information about this event to contact the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 4. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest.

Photo via Fairfax County Police Department

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