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Man shoots wife, takes her to hospital, then shoots himself

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:43

Feb. 19 - A tense standoff at a Massachusetts hospital ends when a man shoots himself in the head after shooting his wife. Linda So reports.

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A tense situation outside Springfield's Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts Tuesday night. Police say it all started with an argument between a husband and wife inside their car. Investigators say the man shot his wife, drove her to the hospital, and then shot himself in the head. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SPRINGFIELD POLICE COMMISSIONER WILLIAM FITCHET SAYING: "The wound is very serious. He's in critical condition." Doctors there also treated the wife, who is expected to be okay. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SPRINGFIELD POLICE COMMISSIONER WILLIAM FITCHET SAYING: "The wife is in good condition. She's going to survive her wounds." The entire incident happened outside the hospital. Police say no patients or staff were hurt during the five hour ordeal.

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Man shoots wife, takes her to hospital, then shoots himself

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:43