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Wife questioned after husband's shooting death on Valentine's Day, police say

HOUSTON – Houston police questioned the wife of a 43-year-old man who was shot to death in Houston's East End on Valentine's Day, authorities said.

Police said the man was shot at a residence in the 6600 block of Avenue F around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the man's wife was questioned and said her husband was attacking her before pulling out a rifle in the midst of the quarrel.

She told police she heard a gunshot and her husband fell to the ground. She said her husband shot himself in the chest.

Officers said the man was conscious when he was found inside the home, but was pronounced dead by the time he arrived at an area hospital.

Police said the man made recent posts on social media that said "goodbye to everyone" and "this will be my last Valentines."

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.