Authorities have confirmed that a longtime Effingham County developer and real estate agent was shot and killed in his home early Monday morning.
Philip Heidt and his son Carey Heidt, also a real estate agent, were found dead in Phillip Heidt's home at approximatley 3:30 a.m. Monday. Philip's wife Linda was wounded and was taken to Memorial University Medical Center.
Effingham County Sheriff's investigators were called out to the Heidts' home on Springfield-Egypt Road in response to a report of a multiple shooting.
Detectives and the crime scene unit are currently on the scene.
"At this point, we are following leads, working with the GBI. The investigation is ongoing," said Det. David Ehsanipoor. "No arrest has been made."
The Effingham Herald will continue to update as more information is available.