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Man shoots wife, then himself in south Phoenix home, police say

Phoenix police say Daniel Chacon, 51, allegedly shot his wife before shooting himself at the couple's home near Chandler Boulevard and 17th Avenue.
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PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department says the bodies of a husband and wife were discovered inside a residence early Saturday morning.  

Officers were dispatched at about 12:30 a.m. to a south Phoenix home in the 1700 block of West Wildwood Drive for reports of a possible shooting. 

Officers were told an armed person was inside the residence and they attempted to make contact with the individual. After several hours passed, officers entered the home and discovered the bodies of Daniel Chacon, 51, and his wife, 50-year-old Christina Bacerra.

Investigators believe Chacon shot his wife before shooting himself. 

This is a developing story and 12 News will provide updates as they become available. 

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