Police have confirmed that a man shot his wife and then killed himself in an attempted murder-suicide Friday night on Wooddale Court.
Baton Rouge police were called around 7 p.m. Friday to the 1600 block of Wooddale Court, where the shooter shot his 27-year-old wife and then fatally shot himself, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release Saturday morning.
The shooter died at the scene, and his wife was taken to the hospital, the release says, and is suffering from critical injuries, police spokesman Sgt. Don A. Coppola said.
Detectives learned that a domestic dispute may have led to the shooting, the release says.
Neither person involved was identified in the release.
The investigation is ongoing, the release says.