Woman fatally shot, man wounded in vineyard near Prosser
PROSSER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 42-year-old woman was fatally shot in a vineyard outside of Prosser.
The Tri-City Herald reports Benton County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the vineyard Thursday evening and found a woman from Sunnyside dead with multiple gunshot wounds.
Sheriff Jerry Hatcher says deputies also discovered a 46-year-old Mabton man with a single gunshot wound in the head.
Hatcher says the man was unresponsive, but still breathing. The man was taken to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
Hatcher says a handgun was found at the scene.
Authorities say they are investigating the incident as a homicide-suicide.
No further information was available.
Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com