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2 women dead, 1 injured in Okanogan shooting

Thu., Aug. 25, 2011, 7:33 p.m.

Two women were shot to death today and another wounded in what Okanogan County authorities are calling a murder-suicide

The shooting was reported just after 5 p.m. at a home in the 500 block of North Second Avenue, according to a news release by Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

One woman was transported to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak and is being airlifted elsewhere; the other victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooter was pronounced dead at Mid-Valley Hospital, Rogers said.

The name of those involved have not been released pending family notification, but Rogers said the three women knew each other.

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