TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A woman committed suicide two days after fatally shooting her husband during a fight at their home on Tucson’s east side, city police said.
The Tucson Police Department confirmed the woman killed herself in a parking lot near Grant Road early Friday, Oct. 19.
The TPD said the woman, who has not been named, shot Reilly Thacker inside their apartment in the 8600 block of East Old Spanish Trail on Oct. 17.
Thacker, 21, died at the scene.
“During (an) altercation, Thacker’s wife picked up a handgun and shot him,” the TPD said in a news release. “It does not appear anyone else was in the apartment during the shooting.”
The TPD said Thacker’s wife called 911 after the shooting and attempted to give him first aid.