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Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office: Man in custody after shooting woman

According the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office, the man called 911 and reported he had shot his wife.

NEWPORT, Wash. — The Pend Oreille County Sheriff Office responded to a 911 call Sunday from a man who said he had shot his wife.

The incident took place on the 6000 block of Coyote Trail in Newport around 5:30 p.m.

After arriving on scene, deputies took the man into custody without incident. Officials said they found a woman dead with a gunshot wound. 

The Washington State Crime Patrol Lab is processing the scene.

This is an active investigation and we'll continue to update you as we learn more. 

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