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Rush County man, son found dead in vehicle

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Gregory Hall's vehicle was found near Greensburg City Park. Gregory Hall's vehicle was found near Greensburg City Park.
Police say Hall and his son were found dead in the vehicle. Police say Hall and his son were found dead in the vehicle.
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A family is torn apart and a community is in shock at the discovery of a father and his 14-year-old son shot to death. Police are investigating the deaths as a possible murder-suicide.

Gregory Hall, 44, drove off with his 14-year-old son Tyler in his vehicle around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police urged residents to be on the lookout for the vehicle believing Hall may be suicidal.

Tyler Hall was last seen when his father picked him up from Greensburg Junior High. 

According to police, The father, who lives just outside of Rushville failed to return his son to the boy's mothers' home in Greensburg at the appointed time. 

A phone call tipped off police that the car could be near the Greensburg City Park around 11:30 p.m. Police say that's where they found both Hall and his son dead inside the vehicle. The gunshot wounds appeared to be inflicted by a handgun.

Bill Meyerrose with the Greensburg Police Department says the deaths are still being investigated.

The handgun police believe was used was found in the car. Police are calling it a death investigation, but say all signs point to a murder-suicide with the father killing the son before killing himself. 

"This is a very sad situation, obviously, father and son like this. Very tough to deal with for everybody involved," Meyerrose said.

Police were believed to be working on issuing an Amber Alert for the boy when the vehicle was discovered.

Autopsies on the bodies are pending. 

Detective Bill Meyerrose with Greensburg Police Department says he hopes to talk to the boy's mother sometime Wednesday. In the meantime, they want to give her some time to grieve this horrible loss. 

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