Woman shot in head; Police investigating as 'death unknown'

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Police investigate as 'death unknown'
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PHOENIX - A woman was found shot to death at her west Phoenix home Wednesday afternoon near 17th Avenue and Earll.

Phoenix Police Lt. Kim Charrier says the woman's husband came home with the couple's 2-year-old son at about 4:30pm.She says the man felt "uncomfortable" believing something was amiss and went to the neighbor's house to call police.

Officers arrived and found the woman with a gunshot wound to the head. Investigators have not yet determined whether the fatal gunshot wound was self-inflicted or if foul play may be involved.Police say it does not appear there was forced entry into the home.

The name and age of the victim and her husband are not being revealed at this time.

Police are calling the investigation as a "death unknown" at this time.