Shooter Dies Overnight

03-9-05 – A dispute between a husband and wife in Marshall County turned deadly. Authorities say 61 year old Billy Don Bean shot his wife, Patricia at their home Tuesday afternoon.

Bean then turned the gun on himself.

Patricia crawled to a neighbor’s porch for help after she was shot in the head. The 57 year old was taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas in critical condition and doctors say she stabilized overnight.

Her husband was transferred to an Oklahoma City hospital late Tuesday night where he died.

Investigators say the two were arguing over a potential divorce.