Man shoots wife, kills himself, victim tells police

Man shoots wife, kills himself, victim tells police

Man shoots wife, kills himself, victim tells police

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Posted on May 2, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Updated Thursday, May 2 at 1:01 PM

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DENHAM SPRINGS, La. -- Authorities are investigating a fatal double shooting that left a husband dead and his wife injured, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.

Around 1 a.m. on May 2, authorities were called to the 8100 block of Cecil Drive. A woman told police that her 80-year-old husband had shot her, according to the sheriff's office.  While she was talking to the 911 operator, her husband turned the gun on himself.

When deputies arrived at the home, the husband was pronounced dead on the scene, and the woman was taken to an area hospital. The woman's injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, according to sheriff's office.

This shooting is currently under investigation by the LPSO Detective Division.


 

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