MCSO: Husband shoots wife, kills himself

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas- A man in Montgomery allegedly shot his wife before fatally shooting himself early Sunday morning. 

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, they responded to a 911 call around 12:10 a.m. at a home located in the 300 block of Waterstone Court. 

The caller, 26-year-old Rachel Butler, allegedly told deputies her husband, Jason Butler, shot her before shooting himself in the driveway. 

Upon arrival, authorities say she was found with a gunshot wound in her chest, and her husband was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head. The wife was immediately transported to Conroe Regional Hospital. 

MCSO says the couple attended a high school reunion in Houston and during the drive home had a verbal altercation which turned physical. At some point, they say the husband grabbed firearm from his truck.

Neighbors told authorities the couple just moved there and hadn't been in the home for more than two weeks. The couple has two small children. 

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