An active duty military man is dead and his wife is in serious condition after what police say was an attempted murder suicide on the city’s west side this morning, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Police were called to the 2200 block of Muuga Manor, which is near Culebra and Potranco, about 12:30 this morning on a report of gunfire.
When they arrived, officers were told that the husband and wife had been arguing throughout the night.
At one point the husband pulled a handgun and shot his wife in the face.
He then went into another room, put the gun into his mouth, and pulled the trigger.
The man, who neighbors said was active duty Navy, a Chief Petty Officer, was dead at the scene.
The wife was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.
There were several children inside the house at the time. They were not hurt.