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Man allegedly shoots wife before dying from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Crofton

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Posted at 1:11 PM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 13:11:56-05

CROFTON — Police are investigating after a woman said she was shot by her husband before he died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

On Monday, at about 8:30 a.m. officers responded for report of a possible shooting at a home in the 1600 block of Carlyle Drive in Crofton.

When officers arrived, they found a woman outside the home shot in the upper body.

She told officers she was shot by her husband. The victim was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Officers made entry into the home and found the victim's husband dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police earlier tweeted that it was a possible barricaded person and there was a heavy police presence in the area.

Detectives are continuing their investigation into this incident.