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Man, 80, shoots wife then self in Lake Forest

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting in Lake Forest on Sunday, May 20, 2012.

May 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
An 80-year-old man shot his wife on Sunday in their Lake Forest home and then turned the gun on himself, officials said.

The man, Larry Cucinella, was found dead at the scene. His 68-year-old wife, Rita Cucinella, was hospitalized in critical condition.

The shooting happened on the 22000 block of Manalastas Street. The woman was able to call for help. Deputies discovered the couple in their garage.