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Woman shot multiple times by husband who was found dead inside Mansfield home, police say

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening
Posted at 8:10 AM, Oct 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-26 08:10:45-04

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A 64-year-old man was found dead inside a Mansfield home Monday after police said he shot his 75-year-old wife multiple times, according to the Mansfield Division of Police.

At approximately 3:31 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the 600 block of Scholl Road after a person called 911 and said a woman had shown up at their residence with gunshot wounds.

EMS also responded and met the 75-year-old victim who fled her home on Scholl Road after she said she was shot several times by her 64-year-old husband.

Officers went to the victim’s home and tried to contact her husband with no results.

A perimeter was set up around the residence. A crisis negotiation attempted to coax the man from the home using a PA system and a phone.

After several hours, entry was made into the home at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Officers found the man dead inside the home.

The 75-year-old victim, who was shot multiple times, was alert and speaking with investigators at the emergency room. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and she remains hospitalized, police said.

Police said no further information will be released at this time.

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