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Police: Woman allegedly fatally shoots husband, barricades herself in Southfield home

Posted: 8:38 PM, Jul 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-22 05:49:36-04
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — A man is dead after his wife allegedly fatally shot him in their Southfield home Sunday afternoon, police say.

Southfield Police were called to a home in the 21000 block of Winchester at 4:12 p.m. When they showed up, officers found the victim dead on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound.

Police say the suspect, the victim's wife, shot the victim and barricaded herself in a bedroom inside the home, police say.

Police spent hours trying to talk the woman down. The barricade eventually ended after overnight, and someone reportedly came out of the home on a stretcher. Police have not confirmed the identity of that person.

It is unclear what led to the shooting.

This is a developing story.