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Madison Heights police: Man called 911 to say he fatally shot wife during argument

44-year-old man in custody after wife's deadly shooting

Police siren (Generic photo)
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MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – A 44-year-old man is in custody after a fatal shooting Thursday morning in Madison Heights.

According to authorities, a 911 call was made about 8:14 a.m. regarding a shooting at home on Tawas Street. Police said the call was from a man who said he had shot his wife during an argument. 

Madison Heights police said the 37-year-old woman was found dead inside the home and the 44-year-old man was arrested. 

Two children reside at the home, a 12-year-old and a 13-year-old, but they were not home when the police arrived. Police are working to determine if they were home at the time of the shooting. 

The incident is under investigation. 

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