Sarasota, Florida-- Sarasota police are investigating a shooting that has left a mother and her 17-month-old child dead.

According to reports, 35-year-old Sarah Harnish shot her child, Josephine Boice, and then turned the gun on herself. Harnish died at the scene and Josephine was transported to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The father heard the shots around 9:45 a.m. on Sunday morning and called 911.

10 news will update this story as more information becomes available.

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