Man shoots self at hospital after wife gives birth

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police are trying to determine why a man fatally shot himself while in his wife's hospital room just hours after she gave birth.

Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the husband, whose name hasn't been released, died Monday at another hospital.

A spokesman for Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, where the shooting happened Sunday afternoon, didn't immediately comment.

Silva says the woman gave birth around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Police say the husband and wife were in her room hours later when he pulled a gun and shot himself.

The wife wasn't hurt. Silva had no details on the gender of the baby, who wasn't in the room during the incident.

Further details weren't immediately available.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 219297161 - http://kxii.com/a?a=219297161
Gray Television, Inc.