FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.-- North Carolina authorities say a suspect killed in a deadly shootout sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines after his wife ran away from him in an argument. The Cumberland County Sheriff's office says the violence began when Valerie Michaelis called authorities Wednesday morning to say her husband, Andrew, had been holding her at gunpoint in an argument.
Authorities say she got the gun away from him and ran to her father's house.Seven people were in the house when authorities say Andrew Michaelis drove by in his truck and fired into the house.
He killed two people: his wife's father and the man's 10-year-old grandson.
Authorities say Andrew Michaelis later died after a shootout with deputies. It wasn't clear if the deputies killed him or if he took his own life.
WRAL-TV is reporting that Michaelis was married to a woman in Michigan. Michaelis' wife in North Carolina, whom he has a 13-year-old son with, found out about the other woman last week, which may have sparked the arguing that led to Wednesday's incident, sources told the station.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.