A Milwaukee man turned himself in to police after he allegedly killed his sister in a shooting overheard by a child’s virtual class, Wisconsin police say.
Michelle Blackmon, a 52-year-old local pastor, was killed in the shooting, TMJ4 reported.
Police say her 45-year-old brother, Mario Stokes, killed her Sept. 11 following an argument the night before, according to WDJT. A roommate heard five shots and found Blackmon dead in the kitchen, the TV station reported.
Blackmon was shot twice in the head, an autopsy report showed, according to WISN.
After the shooting, Stokes left the house and told the roommate, “I’m on my way to the police to turn myself in,” according to a criminal complaint, WISN reported.
Stokes allegedly told a Milwaukee police officer “his sister no longer existed, that he did it and that he used a .380,” according to NBC News.
A child was at the home at the time of the shooting, and gunshots were heard by students and a teacher during a virtual class, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The teacher called 911, leading officers to the home, according to the newspaper.
It’s unclear the relationship Blackmon and Stokes have with the child.
Jail records show Stokes is charged with first-degree reckless homicide and possession of a firearm. If convicted, he faces up to 60 years in prison, WISN reported.