A man shot and wounded his wife before fatally shooting himself at a home in Sylmar Monday morning, officials said.
Just before 7 a.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired at a mobile home community in the 15400 block of Cobalt Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
When police arrived, they found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds. The woman was transported to the hospital where she's listed in stable condition.The man was pronounced dead at the scene from a self-inflicted wound, police said.
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Joy Jacobs. a friend of the family who lives next door, said the couple had lived together for a decade and got married last November. According to Jacobs, the couple had a tumultuous relationship with loud fights and threats of violence.
"On Friday, we spoke and she said he was suicidal," said Jacobs. "She said she was getting messages from him that he was going to commit suicide... and she didn't know what to do."
Neighbors said the couple's two young daughters were at the home during the shooting but were unharmed.
The man's name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.