Mansfield Police Say Man Found Dead, Woman Shot During Domestic Incident

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Domestic Related Shooting and Stand-off

At approximately 3:31PM this afternoon, the Mansfield Division of Police responded to the 600 block Scholl Road after a person called 911 and advised a female had just shown up at their residence and was suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers, along with Mansfield Fire/EMS personnel, responded to the area. Upon contacting the 75- year-old female victim, it was learned that she had fled her residence at 614 Scholl Road, after being shot several times by her 64-year-old husband.

Officers responded to the residence at 614 Scholl Road and attempted to contact the victim’s husband with negative results. A perimeter was set-up around the residence and nearby homes were evacuated for safety. The Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) attempted to coax the suspect from the home using a PA system as well as by phone.

Officers and CNT staff at the scene were never able to establish contact the suspect and at approximately 6:45PM, entry was made into the residence. It was at that time the suspect was found deceased. Investigators and crime scene personnel remain at the scene and no further information is available at this time.

The female victim, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was alert and speaking with investigators at the ER. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening and she remains in the care of medical professionals.

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