- Associated Press - Sunday, July 3, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police say a 53-year-old man fatally shot his ex-wife before shooting himself in Gordon Heights.

The New Castle County Police Department said Sunday that Walter Shaw went to his the home of his ex-wife Nicole Shaw on Saturday. They say there was a confrontation in the side yard of the home and Walter Shaw shot Nicole Shaw and then shot himself.

Nicole Shaw, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Walter Shaw was pronounced dead at the hospital later in the day.

Police say the two have been divorced for 13 years.

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