BELLMORE - Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Bellmore.

Authorities say a 60-year-old man fatally shot his 61-year-old wife inside their Leonard Street home before turning the gun on himself.

When the man didn't show up for work today, police say his 32-year-old son came home to check on him and made the gruesome discovery.

Investigators say they're still trying to figure out why the man killed his wife and then himself.