Murder-suicide shooting at NJ nail salon

December 18, 2013 8:39:49 PM PST
A man walked into a nail salon and shot a woman in the head at a nail salon in New Jersey.

It happened inside the nail salon on Bergenline Avenue in West New York around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The exact relationship between the couple not immediately clear, she is believed to be his wife or girlfriend.

The couple has three children together and their 17-year-old son witnessed his mother being shot.

The victim, who worked at the salon, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The salon's manager was also pistol-whipped.

The suspect fled towards Kennedy Boulevard.

West NY police were on the scene in minutes.

Eventually they found the suspect dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a nearby city owned parking lot.