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Redwood City Police Department
Monday April 22nd, 2013 :: 06:29 p.m. PDT


Homicide and attempted suicide 1700 block of Carleton Court

DATE/ TIME: April 22, 2013 @ 12:48 am

LOCATION: 1700 block of Carleton Court,
Redwood City

TYPE OF INCIDENT: Homicide and attempted suicide

VICTIM: 72 year-old, female, Redwood City resident

SUSPECT: 69 year-old, male, Redwood City resident



On Monday, April 22, 2013, at approximately 12:48 am, Redwood City officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Carleton Court in Redwood City on a report of a female who needed medical assistance. When the officers arrived at the residence, they located the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. They also located the suspect who was suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The suspect was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition. The suspect and the victim are husband and wife. This is an on-going investigation and the motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. Detectives are not looking for any additional suspects at this time. The identities of the victim and the suspect are being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Dave Cirina at 650-780-7607.

Lieutenant Sean Hart
Redwood City Police Department

Redwood City Police Department
1301 Maple St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-780-7100

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