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One dead, another wounded after Friday night shooting

Posted: December 31, 2011 - 1:24pm

Police say a Juneau man is dead after shooting a woman then shooting himself Friday evening.

The Juneau Police Department stated in a release they received a 911 call from a woman who reported she had been shot inside a residence in the 9000 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive around 11 p.m. Friday.

Responding officers found a 42-year-old woman with a gun shot wound to her abdomen at the house and a 42-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head, according to the release. Capital City Fire and Rescue pronounced him dead at the scene.

The woman was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, the release stated.

Police believe the man assaulted the woman then shot himself, according to the release.

An investigation is ongoing.

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