Authorities: Dora woman shoots husband twice before turning gun on self

DORA, Ala. -- A woman shot her husband twice before turning the gun on herself in Dora Saturday afternoon, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.

According to Chief Deputy Randy Christian, the sheriff's office received a call shortly after 3 p.m. from a man at a home in the 3900 block of Stephanie Drive, where he reported that his wife shot him twice as he tried to leave the residence then shot herself.

Rescue crews arrived a short time later and pronounced the woman dead at the scene. The man was taken to an area hospital, where his condition is unknown.

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