- Associated Press - Sunday, April 13, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Fresno police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide attempt that left a man dead and his wife critically injured.

The Fresno Bee (https://bit.ly/1m0De7W ) reports that police believe 57-year-old Paul Wayne Motley shot his wife before shooting himself in the head around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Police say officers responding to reports of shots fired found Motley’s body in a roadway in northwest Fresno. Lying next to him was his wife, who was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound. Her identity has not been released.

Police are investigating the incident. They say Motley’s wife recently filed for divorce and the couple had been separated since January.


Information from: The Fresno Bee, https://www.fresnobee.com

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