RAMAPO – Ramapo Police are confirming that two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in a home located in the heart of the Wesley Hills Jewish Community, Thursday morning.
Ramapo Police had a crime scene secured and detectives were seen going in and out of the house at around 8:00AM.
Spring Hill Volunteer Ambulance was on the scene earlier and say that a man shot another person inside the home located at 2 Deerwood Road. He then turned the gun on himself on the back porch.
The Rockland County Sheriff Department was on the scene as well.
Ramapo Police issued a short statement to TOT saying:
“RPD is on scene of serious incident involving a shooting in area of Willow Tree Rd in area of Deerwood Rd, Wesley. The scene is contained and there is no danger to the surrounding area. More details later.”
It does not appear that Chevra Kaddisha services were needed in this tragic story.