December 16, 2013

Merced County sheriff: Man kills self in Beachwood area shooting, wife hospitalized in critical condition

A Merced man shot his estranged wife Monday afternoon and then turned the gun on himself, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported. Steve Mackey, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene inside his home at 2844 Village Drive in the Beachwood area in northwest Merced, outside the city limit. Nancy Mackey, also 55, was shot multiple times and hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said.

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