Man Fatally Shoots Wife, Himself in CA Hospital

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Police in Torrance say an elderly man has shot his wife to death in her hospital room before turning the gun on himself.

Sgt. Robert Watt said the murder-suicide occurred on the fourth floor of Providence Little Company of Mary hospital Saturday night. He said officers recovered a weapon from the scene.

The Torrance Daily Breeze reports the man's wife was terminally ill.

The couple's names were being withheld pending notification of relatives.

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