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Police: Man, Woman Dead In West New York Murder-Suicide

Woman Found Dead In Nail Salon, Man In Parking Lot
West New York Nail Salon Shooting

Police say a man shot and killed a woman in this West New York, N.J., nail salon, before the man turned the gun on himself. (Credit: CBS 2)

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WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A man shot and killed the woman with whom he had a child, and attacked the owner of a nail salon, in West New York, N.J. Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The Hudson County, N.J. Prosecutor’s office told NJ.com that the woman was found shot in the face at Solo Nails, at Bergenline Avenue and 49th Street in West New York, around 5 p.m. The man was later found dead of a gunshot in a municipal parking lot a couple of blocks away, the publication reported.

Police said the man shot and killed the woman, beat the salon owner with the head of a pistol, and walked right out the door past a man named Jose.

“The guy ran and he killed himself on the other side of the street,” he said.

As 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten reported, Robyn Constantino said she has been inside the salon several times, and this time, she heard a sharp noise that drew her attention to the front door of 4925 Bergenline Ave.

“I was coming in my car, and I stopped for the red light, and I heard the boom, and I see somebody was trying to get into the store,” she said.

Police said the man was well known to them, and had a history of domestic violence.

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