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Man, 92, arrested on suspicion of killing wife on Valentine's Day

Man, 92, arrested on suspicion of killing wife on Valentine's Day
The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 60th Street, according to the LAPD. (KTLA-TV)

A 92-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally shooting his wife during a dispute, Los Angeles police said.

The Valentine's Day slaying began as an argument at the couple's home in the 1700 block of West 60th Street, according to LAPD Officer Mike Lopez.

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During the dispute, the man grabbed a shotgun and opened fire at his 72-year-old wife, Lopez said.

Police were called to the home just before 7 p.m., where the woman was pronounced dead. Her identity was not released pending notification of family members.

The man was arrested at the home, and his name was not released. A shotgun was recovered by detectives, Lopez said.

Police did not know how long the couple were married.

Twitter: @MattHjourno

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