Man fatally shoots wife, turns gun on self inside Long Island home

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman by her husband who then turned the gun on himself at their Long Island home Monday night.

Just before 9 p.m., police were called to a man and a woman with gunshot wounds inside a residence in Deer Park.

Upon arrival, responding officers discovered a husband, 34, and wife, 35, with gunshot wounds, authorities said.

The woman was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her husband was taken to the same hospital and treated for his injuries, police said.

According to police, the couple’s two young children were found unharmed inside a vehicle in the home's driveway.

They children were released into the custody of a family member at the scene, officials said.

Police are investigating the events leading up to the shooting.