1 dead, 1 wounded in North Denver shooting

Police investigate murder-attempted suicide

DENVER - Denver police say a woman was shot to death and a man was wounded in a what appeared to be murder-attempted suicide Sunday night in North Denver.

The shooting was reported just before 9 p.m. near 44th Avenue and Sherman Street.

Police told 7NEWS the shooting happened outside a home and several family members were present.  They were interviewing the family members to find out how the shooting transpired. 

Police said the man shot himself in the chest and was rushed to Denver Health Medical Center in serious, but stable, condition.

7NEWS Reporter Russell Haythorn said the woman's body was still outside the house at 10:30 p.m. as  crime scene investigators arrived.

The man's relationship to the woman was not immediately clear.


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