Deadly Affection

Aug. 11, 2014

12400 block of Shepherds Hill Lane, Frisco

2 a.m.

  • Age: 49
  • Gender: Female
  • Race: White
  • Manner of Death: Shooting
  • Location: Their home
  • Address: 12400 block of Shepherds Hill Lane
  • City: Frisco
  • Neighborhood's Average Household Income: $109,284
Maria Elena Callens killed Aug. 11, 2014

Frisco police say a 16-year-old boy fatally shot his father and mother at their home near Wester Middle School.

Maria Elena Callens, 49, died along with her husband Ryan Callens, 48. Their son is not being identified because of his age. 

Neighbors said the parents were strict with their son. He couldn’t drink soda, his Internet use was monitored, and he always had a certain time to be home.

The shooting shocked a neighborhood that doesn't typically see violent crime.

“We’re really shaken up this morning,” said neighbor Wanndy Miller. “It is nerve-wracking to know this happened six houses away from me.”

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  • Unknown Juvenile
  • Age: 16
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White
  • Relationship to Victim: Son
  • Status: Charged with two counts of murder