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Man shoots wife, kills self in Gwinnett
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Man shoots wife, kills self in Gwinnett

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A man shot his wife and then turned the gun on himself inside their Gwinnett County house Sunday night.

It happened at around 10:30 p.m. at a home on LeGrand Circle in the Villages at Huntcrest community.

Gwinnett County Police Officer Jeffery Richter said a woman called 911 to report the shooting. Responding officers found 66-year-old Richard Drummond dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The man's wife, 61-year-old Janie Drummond, was also shot at least once. She was treated on the scene and then transported to Gwinnett Medical Center.

Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Jake Smith said Richard Drummond's death was ruled a suicide. Investigators determined he shot his wife before killing himself.

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