- 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.

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


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