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89-Year-Old Dead After Apparently Shooting Wife In Murder-Suicide Attempt

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JACKSON (WWJ)  – Police in Jackson County are investigating what they think is an attempted murder/suicide.

Deputies were called to the Ridge Crest Heath Center in Summit Township on a report of a shooting.

An initial investigation indicates that an 89-year-old man entered the room of his 87-year-old wife and shot her with a handgun. He then reportedly turned the gun on himself.

The woman was transported to a nearly hospital in critical condition.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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