Man dead, wife injured after shooting

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- Police say a man is dead and his wife injured, after that man reportedly fired a gun at her, then turned the weapon on himself.

It happened at a home near 69th Avenue and McKinley. The situation began as a domestic violence call.

When police arrived, they located a 50-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the head. She was reportedly responsive and talking to officers. She allegedly told them her husband had shot her and then gone back into the home.

The woman was taken by police to a safe location, then taken to hospital in critical condition.

Back at the home, police tried to communicate with man, and scanner traffic began referring to the incident as a barricade.  A short time later, the man was discovered dead inside the home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.