THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot and killed his former wife at a Southern California mall and then turned the gun on himself.
Police say the 33-year-old gunman was taken to a hospital Saturday. The Ventura County Star newspaper reports that the Los Angeles-area resident is in critical condition.
Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Eric Buschow says the man went to a store at The Oaks mall in the city of Thousand Oaks and argued with the 30-year-old victim before shooting her.
He says the couple has children, who have been found and are safe.
Buschow says initial indications show that the shooting was a murder and attempted suicide.