Georgia woman, 63, accused of fatally shooting daughter-in-law

Elizabeth Wall is accused of fatally shooting her daughter-in-law, Jenna Wall. WGCL

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. (CBS) — A 63-year-old woman is accused of fatally shooting her son’s estranged wife while the victim’s young children were home, reports CBS affiliate WGCL.

Kindergarten teacher Jenna Wall, 35, was found dead inside her home on Thursday morning. Police say Wall’s two children, ages 7 and 8, were inside the home when she was shot, but were not harmed.

“It is disturbing to know they were inside the residence at the time the shooting was going on,” Sergeant Dana Pierce with Cobb County Police said. “We were able to get a good bit of info from them. They are safe, they are sound.”

WGCL reports that 63-year-old Elizabeth Wall, the victim’s mother-in-law, was also found in the home and that she was arrested without incident. Wall has reportedly been charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony and cruelty to children.

A vehicle was also taken from the home as part of the investigation.

According to the Paulding County district attorney, Jenna Wall’s estranged husband is an investigator with the district attorney’s office. The district attorney told WGCL that the couple had been separated for a year and were going through a divorce.

Elizabeth Wall reportedly called her son after the shooting and told him to come home. She made her first court appearance Friday morning and was denied bond in the case.

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