Update: Man shot wife, killed himself in double shooting at Norfolk apartment complex

Posted at 6:44 AM, Nov 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-20 13:03:22-05

Norfolk, Va. - A man is dead and a woman is in the hospital after a double shooting in a Norfolk apartment complex.

Police say the initial call about a shooting at The Pointe at Pickett Farm complex on Greenplain Road came in shortly before 5:30am Wednesday morning.

When police arrived they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man, identified as 37-year-old Timothy D. Vines,  was pronounced dead at the scene by Norfolk Fire Rescue.

An investigation has revealed that Vines shot his 31-year-old wife before he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The woman was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

During the incident there were 3 children in the home, ages 12, 9, and 6, who were not injured.

Detectives ask anyone who may have information about this crime to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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