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Texas man, 64, shoots his 54-year-old wife and turns gun on himself at doctor’s office 

A 64-year-old man allegedly told a woman ‘I’m going to kill you, I want you to die’ before he shot his 54-year-old wife and turned the gun on himself in a doctor’s office in Texas

Andrew Wang, of Richmond, is accused of shooting his wife twice before he shot himself dead on the 4th floor of the office building next door to the Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston Monday afternoon.

Police were called to the scene just before 3 pm and discovered Wang dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

Wang’s wife, who has not been officially named by police, was taken to hospital in a stable condition. 

A 64-year-old man allegedly told a woman ‘I’m going to kill you, I want you to die’ before he shot his 54-year-old wife and turned the gun on himself in a doctor’s office in Texas. Pictured the crime scene 

The shooting unfolded at about 2:55 p.m. Monday at the building at 12121 Richmond Avenue. 

Police said Wang had an appointment at the medical facility that day and his wife was accompanying him there. 

A female witness told investigators Wang appeared ‘agitated’ as he entered the office.

The 64-year-old then allegedly grabbed the witness by her shirt and told her: ‘I’m going to kill you, I want you to die.’

The woman, who has not been named but has no known connection to Wang, pushed him back and ran out of the office, police said.

At this point, Wang allegedly turned and shot his wife – once in the chest and once in the right arm.

He then turned the gun on himself shooting himself at least once. 

Police said Wang was armed with two pistols and had fired both during the incident.   

Officers arrived on the scene and found Wang’s wife lying on the floor of the hallway with two gunshot wounds. 

Andrew Wang, of Richmond, is accused of shooting his wife twice before he shot himself dead on the 4th floor of the office building next door to the Woman's Hospital of Texas in Houston Monday afternoon (pictured)

Andrew Wang, of Richmond, is accused of shooting his wife twice before he shot himself dead on the 4th floor of the office building next door to the Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston Monday afternoon (pictured)

She was transported to Memorial Hermann hospital in a stable condition for treatment. 

Wang was found inside the office with at least one self-inflicted gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Both guns were recovered from the scene. 

Chief Wendy Baimbridge said at a press briefing outside the facility Monday that investigators believed the shooting was a domestic violence incident.   

She also stressed that the shooting did not take place inside the hospital.  

‘I want to be very clear this did not occur at the hospital. It was at a medical office on the fourth floor,’ she said.

Baimbridge also confirmed neither Wang nor his wife were employees at the facility but that the 64-year-old had an appointment at the doctor’s office that day.  

It is not clear what Wang’s appointment was for. 

Chief Wendy Baimbridge said at a press briefing that neither Wang nor his wife were employees at the facility but that he had an appointment at the doctor's office that day

Chief Wendy Baimbridge said at a press briefing that neither Wang nor his wife were employees at the facility but that he had an appointment at the doctor’s office that day

There is also no previous relationship between Wang and the female witness who escaped the office before the shooting, the police chief said.

Baimbridge added that it was a ‘very odd’ incident because there was no known altercation or fight prior to the moment Wang grabbed the witness and then opened fire.   

It is not yet known if Wang, who once worked at a language school, has any history of domestic violence. 

Baimbridge described the incident as ‘tragic’ and urged people to ‘stay engaged’ with family and friends who are in violent relationships particularly during the pandemic.

‘Fifty percent of our aggravated assault incidents in Houston right now, and really across the nation if you’re looking at these numbers, they’re domestic violence related,’ she said.

‘If you have family members in domestic violence marriages, talk to them, stay engaged… if you have to get away to save your life do that.’  

Police were called to the scene just before 3 pm and discovered Wang dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Police were called to the scene just before 3 pm and discovered Wang dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Wang's wife, who has not been named by police, was taken to hospital in a stable condition

Wang’s wife, who has not been named by police, was taken to hospital in a stable condition


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