Hayk Vardanyan, 33, shot his wife Milena Asatryan on Tuesday, June 30 and then fatally turned the gun on himself in an individual ward at the Republican Maternity Hospital in Yerevan, Shamshyan.com [ARM] reports. Asatryan, 27, gave birth to their son a few days ago.
The husband died on the spot, while Asatryan has been taken to the operating room for a prompt surgery, Sona Truzyan, Spokesperson for the Armenian Investigative Committee, said in an interview with Armtimes.com [ARM].
RA Health Minister Armen Muradyan and Director of the National Institute of Reproductive Health, Perinatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Razmik Abrahamyan are presently at the hospital. Police are conducting a crime scene investigation.