2 paralegals shot, killed at Scottsdale law office

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Laura Anderson (L) and Veleria Sharp (R) (Source: GoFundme.com) Laura Anderson (L) and Veleria Sharp (R) (Source: GoFundme.com)
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NEAR SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Scottsdale and Phoenix police departments have linked the deaths of two paralegals to a killing spree.   

The paralegals were shot and killed Friday around 2:15 p.m. at a south Scottsdale law office near Indian School and Miller roads.

[RELATED: 4th homicide confirmed in Scottsdale, may be connected to recent murders]

Scottsdale police identified the women Saturday as 48-year-old Veleria Sharp and 49-year-old Laura Anderson. The women worked at Burt/Feldman/Grenier, a law firm that specializes in divorce, child support and other aspects of family law. 

One of the women was able to run out into the street and flag down a bus driver for help. 

She was transported to a nearby hospital, where she later died.

Officers then found a second victim inside who had died from her gunshot wound.

"We feel tremendous sorrow for the victims of this senseless tragedy," the law firm said in a statement released Monday. "Our hearts go out to the families of Laura, Valeria, Steven and Marshall. We hope that everyone remembers these great people for the warmth and love they showed during their lives." (Full statement at bottom of story)

[RELATED: Phoenix PD: Well-known forensic psychiatrist Dr. Steven Pitt shot and killed]

The suspect has been identified as 56-year-old Dwight Lamon Jones.  He shot and killed himself Monday morning at a Scottsdale hotel as police closed in on him. 

Police have linked the deaths of Sharp and Anderson to other killings in Phoenix and Scottsdale.  Those include the deaths of well-known forensic psychiatrist Dr. Steven Pitt  and hypnotherapist Marshall Levine. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office was also investigating a double homicide at a home in Fountain Hills and believe those deaths are connected to the killing spree as well. 

A GoFundMe page has been set up to pay for memorial expenses. If you want to donate, click here

Statement from Burt Feldman Grenier law firm 

"We feel tremendous sorrow for the victims of this senseless tragedy. Our hearts go out to the families of Laura, Valeria, Steven and Marshall. We hope that everyone remembers these great people for the warmth and love they showed during their lives.

"We appreciate the efforts by Scottsdale and Phoenix police department and all law enforcement who helped protect the public during this dangerous spree.

"The law firm continues to work with authorities to help obtain a complete picture of why this mass murder occurred. 

"We ask for some time to come to terms with this tragedy and ask for privacy as we mourn these losses."

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