Woman, pets fatally shot, man arrested

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was shot and killed at a Bellingham condominium and a man is in custody. Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo told The Bellingham Herald that deputies were called to the condominium around 10:30 a.m. Thursday on a report of a murder-suicide. Elfo says deputies found a 58-year-old woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound in her home, Elfo says the woman’s 56-year-old husband was found alive with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. Deputies also found a dog and cat that were both dead from gunshot wounds.