Man shoots wife then kills himself

A 54-year-old woman was wounded in the leg by her husband who then apparently took his own life, the incident occurring in Córdoba on Saturday after a fierce argument took place.

The authorities were alerted at 17:20 that a fierce argument was going on in calle Libertador José Gervasio Artigas in the Polígono Guadalquivir district of Córdoba and that shots had been heard. National Police officers arrived at the house to find a woman with a light injury to her leg as the result of a gunshot.

The incident took place while several family members were present in the house. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police activated the protocol to locate the alleged perpetrator and at 21:00 they found his lifeless body in the house.

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