Two Shot Outside Fresno Church

Police Say Suspect Committed Suicide

FRESNO - Fresno police are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and another man in the hospital.

Police tell us the suspected gunman committed suicide. Police say a woman and a man were leaving St. Alphonsus Church in southwest Fresno this morning when they were both shot in the head while in a car. Police say the woman was killed and the man was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center. He is not expected to survive.

Police say the gunman was the woman's husband. We're told the woman had filed for divorce but the man and woman were still living together, but in separate rooms, in their home on California near Arthur street. Police say after the shooting, the man went to his house, texted his adult daughter what happened and said he was going to kill himself. Police were called and there was a brief standoff. Officers say they heard a gunshot and found the man dead.

 


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