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MARION, Ind. (WPTA) – The Marion Police Department is investigating an attempted murder-suicide after they say a woman was shot by her ex-boyfriend who then took his own life Tuesday morning.

Police said in a release that they were called Prestwick Square Apartments around 10 a.m. Tuesday for a disturbance involving a gun, and were later told that one person may have been shot.

Officers arrived at the scene and found 47-year-old Taleysa Sanders with gunshot wounds to her arm and stomach. She was transported to a hospital for treatment. They say 59-year-old Gary Pettiford, Sanders’ ex-boyfriend, died of suicide.

Sanders’ two grandsons, ages 5 and 7, were at the home at the time of the shooting. Police say the boys were not injured. The case is currently under investigation as an attempted murder/suicide, police say.

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Marion police investigating attempted murder-suicide

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