Police are investigating a murder-suicide in the city's west end after
receiving a 911 call reporting gunshots early Sunday.
say they were called to MacFarlane Road around 1:30 a.m. where they
found a man and woman had been shot. Police believe a 54 year old man
shot and killed his 53 year old wife before turning the gun on himself.
The couple's son alerted the authorities.
tell CTV News the married the couple who lived there are named Tony and
residents living near the MacFarlane Road home told stories of loud
screaming matches between the couple, even reports of hearing pots and
pans smashing against the walls. One neighbour also said the husband
threatened them after a request to keep the noise down. "There was a
total of four people in the house and that includes the two deceased,"
said Inspt. Glenn Wasson. "There is no indication of any other
involvement and any additional suspects."
say bylaw was called to the home for numerous noise complaints over the
years. One neighbour, who did not want to be identified, told CTV News
she called police on at least one occaison for fear of the woman's
phoned because we were worried about her ... it's such an unfortunate
end and you kind of look back and say should we or could we have done
more," the neighbour said.
lead to this incident is still under police investigation.
marks the city's fourth homicide of 2018 and the 15th
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