NEW SCOTLAND – A 75-year-old woman and am 87-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in their Orchard Hill Road home on Monday, May 25.
According to Sheriff Craig Apple Sr., the man’s daughter called 911 at around 12:19 a.m. to report hearing gunshots and finding her father and her stepmother in the family residence.
The wife was pronounced dead at the scene. The husband was transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital where he later died.
Their names are not being released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.