NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A woman is fighting for her life after officers in Newport News say her husband shot her and then himself during an argument Tuesday night.
Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department said the shooting occurred around 10:45 p.m. in the 200 block of Whitewater Drive. When officers arrived on scene, they located a 37-year-old woman and her 38-year-old husband suffering from gunshot wounds.
According to McPherson, both were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The husband was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m and his identity has not been released at this time.
Investigators say the pair got into an argument when the husband shot his wife and then himself. The couple’s 13-year-old daughter as well as the wife’s 18-year-old son were present at the home when the shooting happened