Police and firefighters responded to the home in the 3000 block of 14th Avenue West after a woman called 911 Tuesday morning to report she was bleeding from the face.
Seattle police are investigating an apparent attempted homicide-suicide Tuesday morning at a North Queen Anne apartment.
A 70-year-old woman called 911 shortly after 7 a.m. to report that she was bleeding from the face in her unit in the 3000 block of 14th Avenue West, police said in a news release. Seattle firefighters responded and found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition, according to police.
The woman’s husband, a 70-year-old man, was found dead in the apartment from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
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Homicide detectives are investigating, but police say it appears no one else was involved.
Six other people have died in Western Washington since mid-November in homicide-suicides, according to police.
On Nov. 17, a 23-year-old Sammamish man fatally shot his mother and father before killing himself. The slain man, Ricardo Nicolini, 58, was a dentist who owned Sound Dentistry Seattle, practicing out of an office building in downtown Seattle.
On Nov. 20, police in Bellingham found a 43-year-old woman and her 5-year-old son dead in their home. Police said the woman’s husband and boy’s father slit their throats before he placed a bag over his head and died by asphyxia.