89-year-old calls 911 to report he shot, killed his wife in their Capitol Hill home

Seattle Police detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in Capitol Hill.

Police say they were called by an 89-year-old man who said he shot his wife at their home near Thomas St and 15th Ave. The man called around 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, and when officers arrived, they found an 83-year-old woman dead inside the house.

Officers arrested the man and contacted homicide detectives, who are investigating the incident.

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