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Wounded man detained in woman's murder

November 6, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A man was in custody Friday night after allegedly shooting his girlfriend to death, then turning the gun on himself, police said.The shootings were reported at 8:36 p.m. in the 2400 block of Daly Street, near Pasadena Avenue and Avenue 26, in Lincoln Heights, said Officer Gregory Baek of the Los Angeles Police Department.

"There was a domestic dispute," Baek said. "The suspect shot the victim in the head, and as a result she died at the scene."

Upon police arrival, the suspect was taken to a hospital with a self- inflicted gunshot wound to the stomach, Baek said.

The suspect's condition was unknown.