Watertown woman shot while trying to disarm suicidal man

CREATED Jul 17, 2014

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WATERTOWN -- A 45-year-old woman was shot early Thursday while trying to stop a man from shooting himself.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. at a home on Second Street.

Watertown police said the woman was trying to disarm the suicidal man and was shot in the struggle. The 39-year-old man then shot and killed himself.

The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.