As reported by the US media, both spouses are over 80 years old. The drama played out in the city of Louisville, Kentucky. A man tried to kill his wife and shot her. After that, he decided to commit suicide and shot himself.
The elderly man was taken to hospital in critical condition. The life of his wife is out of danger, doctors said.
The exact cause of the incident remains unknown. It is believed that the reason for the shooting was a typical family quarrel. Journalists report that the nursing home houses a large number of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.