Posted by on September 14, 2017 8:40 am
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(BayAreaNewsTalk.com) – A man shot and wounded his wife and then fatally shot himself at
their home in East Oakland on Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers who went to the couple’s home in the 9500 block of
Castlewood Street, near the Oakland Zoo, at 1:54 p.m. on Monday to
investigate a report of domestic violence saw the man shoot himself,
according to police.

A short time later the officers found the man’s wife suffering
from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his wife was
transported to a local hospital, where she is in critical condition,
according to police.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the couple had a
domestic dispute before the shooting, police said.

Authorities haven’t released the names of the man and the woman.