Elderly man kills wife at their home in Haltom City

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred during the overnight hours of Friday.

Just after 2:00AM, Haltom City police were called to a home in the 5100 block of Ira Street after an 87-year-old man called 9-1-1 to report he had shot his wife.

Police located the 86-year-old woman inside the home with an apparent gunshot wound. Firefighters and paramedics pronounced the woman deceased on the scene.

The suspect surrendered to police at the scene. He was subsequently arrested and brought to jail.

Detectives are still investigating a motive in this case.