Courtesy of KOLR-10

Benton County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Attempted Murder/Suicide

A woman is dead after attempting to kill a man and then killing herself.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office said they were called about a domestic violence incident on Friday night in Warsaw where shots were fired. When deputies arrived just after 5 p.m., they found that 50-year-old Heather Mathias had shot Charles McCormick twice and then shot herself.

McCormick was flown to an area hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. His condition has not been released to the media.

A child was at the house at the time of the incident and was unharmed.

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