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Man Shoots Wife, Turns Gun On Himself

An apparent murder-suicide attempt this morning has left two people injured.

The shooting happened just before 9 a.m. at a home just north of downtown Tyler.

Tyler police say 43-year-old Herbert Maxson shot his wife, 35-year-old Larraine Maxson, before turning the gun on himself.

The woman was able to call police, who found both her and the man wounded when they arrived.

Both Maxons required emergency surgery today. He is said to be in critical condition. The extent of her injuries are not known.

No motive has been given for the shooting.

Chris Gibson, reporting

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