Police investigating apparent murder-suicide attempt in Tuscaloosa

(CBS42)
(CBS42)

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16x9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370988878&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4092439&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370988878 type=script]TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — A Tuscaloosa woman is recovering on Tuesday after her husband shot her and then took his own life.

Tuscaloosa investigators and rescue services responded to the Woodland Forest neighborhood around 10 p.m. on Monday night.

The suspect, James Murdock, called 911 saying that he shot his wife during an argument.

When they arrived, investigators found Murdock dead inside the home.

His wife was shot in the neck.

Her gunshot wound required surgery, and she is in stable condition.

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