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Police: SC woman fatally shots her 2 kids, wounds husband; she's now in hospital

Authorities say a woman has been charged with fatally shooting her two young children and wounding her husband in a home in northwestern South Carolina.

Pickens County deputies say 35-year-old Suzanna Simpson was found in a wrecked truck just outside her home around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Arrest warrants say she told paramedics that she had had shot her whole family.

Officers entered the home and found Simpson's 5-year-old son Sawyer and her 7-year-old daughter Carly dead. Her 34-year-old husband Michael was wounded and remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Suzanna Simpson has been charged with two counts of murder and attempted murder.

She is also at the hospital. Authorities say she told a nurse she tried to shoot herself several times, but couldn't do it.

Sheriff Rick Clark refused to give Simpson's condition or offer a motive. It isn't known if she has a lawyer.

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