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Police say man fatally shoots wife, then himself

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police say a man fatally shot his wife outside a gas station in Louisville before turning the gun on himself.

According to a Louisville station, police are calling the incident a murder-suicide. It happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday at a Thorntons gas station in the Shivley neighborhood of Louisville.

Witnesses say the man came up behind the woman, they exchanged words, then he pulled out a gun and shot her before shooting himself.

The woman died at the scene. The man was taken to University Hospital where he later died.

Their identities have not been released.

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