SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield police say a preliminary investigation indicates a man apparently shot himself to death while he was hospitalized but the circumstances of his wife's shooting are still being determined.
Police say 79-year-old Booker Cox Jr. died in the shooting Saturday evening at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
His wife, 69-year-old Carolyn Cox, is still being treated Monday after the shooting. Her condition was not released. Police say in a statement that the full circumstances of her shooting are still being investigated.
Investigators say there is no evidence that anyone else was involved in the shootings.
The Associated Press