Sunday, May 12, 2013

Woman Shot "At Least" Twenty-Five Times

"PITTSBURGH, PA — Pittsburgh police say a man shot and killed his wife, and then turned the gun on himself at a Lawrenceville home.

"Police describe the scene at the intersection of 46th and Davidson as horrible.

"Police say 44-year old Stephanie Byrd had a protection order against her estranged husband 46-year old Bruce Byrd.

"They say Stephanie had called Bruce’s mother to come over to pickup some of her stuff from her mother-in-law’s home. Bruce lives next door to his mother, and got word that his wife was going to be there.

"`When she [Stephanie] entered the Carlton Street home, a short time later there were gunshots, a series of three multiple gunshots, 30 to 33 shots were fired,` says Lt. Kevin Kraus.

"Police say he went next door, and shot Stephanie at least 25 times, before shooting himself.

"Witnesses say Stephanie pounded on the window for help before her death."

Source: CBS Pittsburgh...

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