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Man fatally shoots wife, then himself at Torrance hospital

December 2, 2012 | 10:35 am

An elderly man fatally shot his wife in her room at a Torrance hospital before taking his own life, police said Sunday.

The shooting occurred about 10:15 p.m. Saturday on the fourth floor of the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in the 4100 block of Torrance Boulevard, said Torrance police Sgt. Robert Watt.

The names of the two victims were withheld pending notification of next of kin, he said.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the victims or the shooting to call (310) 618-5570.

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