Elderly man shoots self, wife in apparent murder-suicide

Police say a man killed himself and his wife with a single bullet in north Harris County.

September 19, 2010 6:23:36 PM PDT
An elderly cancer patient allegedly shot himself and his wife in an apparent murder-suicide. The incident happened in the 1800 block of Theiss Mail Road in northwest Harris County. Authorities with the Harris County Sheriff's Office say the man positioned himself next to his wife on the bed and shot himself. The bullet went through him and struck his wife as well.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was still alive, but later died.