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Police find 1 dead, 1 wounded during welfare check at Scottsdale home



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A woman was found dead and a man wounded when police conducted a welfare check on Saturday at a Scottsdale home, officials said.

Scottsdale police officers responded to a call for a welfare check at about 2:20 p.m. at a home near 4th Street and Pinto Lane.

They found a woman, believed to be in her 70s, dead inside the home from an apparent gunshot wound, according to police.

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An adult male, also in his 70s, was inside the residence as well and had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said. 

The man’s relationship to the woman is unknown, police said. However, police do not believe there are any outstanding suspects. 

The names of the man and woman were not released. 

Scottsdale police detectives are investigating the shooting as a homicide, and the investigation is ongoing, according to police.

Reach the reporter Jamie Landers at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @jamielanderstv

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Police find 1 dead, 1 wounded during welfare check at Scottsdale home

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