Watch CBS News

Sheriff: California Highway Patrol officer kills wife, self

Authorities say an off-duty California officer fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself. The Amador County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrived at a store as shots were being fired. They later found Brad Wheat, a California Highway Patrol officer, and his wife, Mary Wheat, dead in the parking lot.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.