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Tucson grandmother shot twin boys twice then tried to kill herself, court documents say

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Apr 08, 2019

TUCSON, AZ — The Tucson woman arrested for the murder of her twin grandsons shot each boy twice, then tried to kill herself with prescription drugs, according to newly released court documents.

It happened Thursday afternoon at a home in northwest Tucson, near the intersection of La Cholla Boulevard and Ruthrauff Road.

According to the interim complaint filed in Pima County Superior Court, 55-year-old Dorothy Flood shot both 8-year-old boys -- Jorden and Jaden Webb -- in the torso and head. Investigators say she then took a large amount of prescription drugs, but emergency crews arrived in time to save her life.

Detectives believe she'll try to kill herself again if released, according to the complaint.

After she was revived, Flood waived her Miranda rights twice and gave investigators details on what had happened, the complaint stated.

She is facing two charges of first-degree murder.