NOKOMIS (FOX 13) - Sarasota County deputies are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that led to three deaths Monday night.
Neighbors witnesses and became embroiled in the violent attack on a woman and her two children, according to detectives.
It started when deputies were called to a home in the 400 block of Kenwood Avenue in Nokomis at 11:13 p.m. for reports of a shooting, which began as a domestic disturbance in the front yard of 28-year-old Anthony Isgrig and his wife, 49-year-old Susan Rutigliano-Garcia's home.
Neighbor Tomas Ferguson told FOX 13 News he came outside when he heard what sounded like two people screaming at each other.
We just heard them arguing and they both came outside. She threw something over the house and next thing you know, he hit her really hard, got her on the ground started dragging her," Ferguson recalled. "We called 911 and then they went back inside arguing."
Another neighbor, 27-year-old Michael Meacham, went to the home in an attempt to help.
When the door opened, 17-year-old Joanna Beagle, the daughter or Rutigliano-Garcia, ran out of the house. She was apparently suffering from a gunshot wound, investigators say.
Isgrig came out behind her, got in his vehicle, hit the neighbor with his vehicle, and then hit a parked car across the street.
"He came back out, got in the car, backed out and tried to run over the neighbor who was standing probably right in front of our mailbox," Ferguson said. "And he just, 'boom,' hit that car and just walked away like nothing happened."
According to detectives, Isgrig then got out of his vehicle and ran back into the house.
Witnesses said that's when they heard another gunshot.
"I’m yelling at him and saying, 'What are you doing? What are you doing?' and he just walked back inside and a couple minutes later we heard the gunshots," Ferguson remembers.
Investigators say they found Rutigliano-Garcia and her son, 15-year-old Matthew Beagle, dead from apparent gunshot wounds inside the home.
Isgrig was also found dead from gunshot wounds. Investigators say Isgrig was holding a shotgun.
Joanna is said to be recovering. The neighbor who investigators say was hit by Isgrig's vehicle is in critical condition.
"There’s a lot of moving pieces here and there’s essentially a couple different crime scenes that were working with," explained Kaitlyn Perez, who added, "Truly a tragic situation anytime there’s any loss of life."