Police: Husband shot, killed wife in Chesapeake murder-suicide

The shooting took place in the 4100 block of Hamilton Street
Posted at 4:27 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 06:46:38-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Police worked a barricade situation after reports say a man shot and killed his wife on Friday.

Around 1:01 a.m., Chesapeake Police Officers were called to the 4100 block of Hamilton Street for reports of a shooting. Officers say that a domestic dispute occurred in a home that resulted in a shooting.

After a nearly 5 hour standoff with Chesapeake Police S.W.A.T., officials were able to gain entry to the home.

Police say that 47-year-old Joseph Terrell Jones shot his wife, 48-year-old Angela Renee Jones, killing her. The husband then killed himself.

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