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Late-night shooting outside Thorntons declared murder-suicide after gunman dies

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The Thorntons was open and crowded when the shooting occurred Saturday night. The Thorntons was open and crowded when the shooting occurred Saturday night.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating a murder-suicide after the man who shot his wife outside a gas station Saturday night dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The shooting happened around 11:15 p.m., at a Thorntons on Cane Run Road in Shively.

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Police believe those involved were husband and wife.

According to witnesses, the man came up behind the woman, they exchanged words and then he pulled out a gun and shot her before turning the weapon on himself.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was taken to University Hospital where he later died.

Their identities have not been released.

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