A man is accused of shooting and killing his mother early Saturday morning in Herndon, Virginia, police say.
Shortly after 3 a.m., officers went to a home in the 12800 block of Lady Fairfax Circle, Fairfax County police said.
They found 53-year-old Blanca Turcios with multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body, police said. Rescue workers pronounced Turcios dead at the scene.
Investigators discovered Turcios' son, 28-year-old Eric Turcios, was responsible for the shooting during a preliminary investigation, according to police.
Eric Turcios surrendered himself to Prince William County Police a short time later. Police said they recovered a gun during Turcios' arrest.
Turcios was charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
The killing is the first homicide of the year in Fairfax County.