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Husband charged in wife's shooting death

Published: Sep. 18, 2017 at 9:47 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2017 at 12:39 PM EDT
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The shooting was reported in the 3500 block of Kerry Drive at 5:40 a.m. Monday, according to...
The shooting was reported in the 3500 block of Kerry Drive at 5:40 a.m. Monday, according to MetroSafe. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Percy Joiner (Source: LMDC)
Percy Joiner (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A husband is facing a murder charge after his wife was shot Monday morning.

Percy Joiner, 64, was charged in connection to the shooting death of his wife in the 3500 block of Kerry Drive, in the Bashford Manor neighborhood.

The shooting was reported at 5:40 a.m., according to MetroSafe. When officers arrived they found a woman dead inside of the home.

"It appears that this was some type of domestic situation that went terribly bad," Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Joiner was booked into Louisville Metro Department of Corrections.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous police tip like at (502) 574-LMPD.

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