Authorities arrested a man they said shot his wife to death in Thousand Oaks on Monday morning.

The killing happened at an apartment complex in the 2300 block of Fountain Crest Lane just before 7 a.m., according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said a 55-year-old man fatally shot his wife, 57, with a handgun.

The husband stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers, Ventura County sheriff’s Capt. Eric Buschow told KTLA.

The Sheriff’s Office did not disclose further information about the incident, including the identities of those involved.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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