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Elderly man dies after double shooting at Valley Station senior living facility

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - An elderly man shot his wife at a senior living center before turning the gun on himself, LMPD says.

The shooting just after 5 p.m. at Elmcroft at Valley Farms Senior Living in Valley Station.

LMPD says a married couple in their 80s were both shot.

The husband, 96-year-old Leon Smith, shot his wife, before turning the gun on himself.

Smith was transported to University Hospital in critical condition, but was pronounced dead at 7:50 p.m.

He died of a self-inflicted gunshot would to the head.

Police say the wife appears to have non-life threatening injuries.

The domestic violence unit is investigating.

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