Police: Man shot wife and then himself following dispute

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police in Virginia say that a man has shot and killed his wife and then killed himself following a domestic dispute.

The Virginian-Pilot reports that the incident happened early Friday morning in the city of Chesapeake.

Police said that Angela Renee Jones, 48, was shot and injured before her husband, Joseph Terrell Jones, barricaded himself inside the house.

Police said they attempted to communicate with him.

But when they got into the house, they found him dead. His wife died at the scene.

Police said other family members were inside the house and had called 911.

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