Charlottesville Police Identify Victims in Fatal Monticello Road Shooting
Charlottesville police have identified Whitney Leigh French and Rafal Konrad Kalemba as victims in Sunday nights homocide-suicide.
We now know the names of the victims of a double shooting in Charlottesville.
Police identified the victims as 33-year-old Whitney Leigh Frances and 37-year-old Rafal Konrad Kalemba. They confirm that the situation was a murder-suicide that left two families in mourning.
The shooting happened on Monticello Road Sunday night. The neighborhood is in shock after such an act of violence.
We spoke to Kalemba's parents, who are originally from Poland. They said they never expected something like this to happen.
"I think one of the important things for us right now is to try to determine is exactly why this happened, not just how it happened, but why it happened. Is there something that someone could have picked up on, some red flag that was missed?" Said Lieutenant DJ Harris of the Charlottesville Police Department.
Charlottesville police believe Kalemba acted alone and there is no threat to the public. They are not discussing the motive or any further details on the investigation at this time.
Editors note: A previous version of this story said there was "threat to public." There is no threat to the public