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Man Shoots Wife, Then Self In Rockland Murder-Suicide

The murder-suicide occurred at 2 Deerwood Road in Wesley Hills.
The murder-suicide occurred at 2 Deerwood Road in Wesley Hills. Photo Credit: Google Maps

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WESLEY HILLS, N.Y. -- A man killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself in a residential neighborhood Thursday morning in Wesley Hills.

John Lord, 65, shot his 63-year-old wife Irene before shooting himself at 2 Deerwood Road, according to News 12.

Lord shot his wife while she was in bed before shooting himself on the back porch, lohud.com reported.

The incident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. in the four-bedroom home.

Police said shortly after the shooting that the scene was contained and there was no danger to those in the surrounding area.

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