Former Councilman Arrested on Suspicion of Fatally Shooting His Wife

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By KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

 BELL (CNS) - Former Bell Councilman Danny Harber was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting his 81-year-old wife today at their home.

Donna Harber was shot about at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 4900 block of Weik Avenue in Bell, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.

She was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper body and pronounced dead at the scene, according to Navarro-Suarez.

Donna Harber has suffered from mental health issues, including dementia, former Bell Councilwoman Violeta Alvarez told NBC4.

Danny Harber was taken to a hospital for medical clearance but will be booked and held on $200,000 bail, Navarro-Suarez said.

Danny Harber served on the Bell City Council from 2011-13.