Sheriff: Woman shoots husband, self near Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old woman shot and wounded her 75-year-old husband and then fatally shot herself north of Florence. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies, state and Florence police responded to a report of a shooting at 6:17 a.m. Tuesday at a home and found the woman dead. The sheriff’s office says the woman’s husband also was found in the home with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital. The sheriff’s office says an investigation indicates the woman shot both of them for unknown reasons. The Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled her death a suicide. Their names have not been released.