August 23, 2013 15:06
On Thursday afternoon, August 22, at approximately 4:38 p.m., officers from the Salem Police Department responded to the 100 block of Ferrum Drive in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival, the officers located a male and a female inside the home with gunshot wounds. The male was pronounced dead at the scene, while the female was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she later died.
The investigation has revealed that the shooting appears to be a domestic related homicide-suicide. Investigators have determined that 55-year-old Timmy W. Hager shot and killed his wife, Bonnie A. Hager, age 51. Salem Police Officers also have determined that Mr. Hager died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.