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Elderly Bartlett couple found shot

BARTLETT, TN (WMC-TV) - An elderly couple was found shot early Wednesday evening in their Bartlett home, investigators said.

According to Bartlett Police Department spokesperson Lt. Rory Mack, the couple's live-in son found them upon arriving home from work shortly before 8:00 p.m.

Mack said a 73-year-old woman was found shot to death, along with a 74-year-old man. 

The elderly man, who was critically injured, appeared to be suffering from self-inflicted wounds, Mack said.  The man was taken to The MED.

Mack said the incident appear to be a case of murder and attempted suicide.

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