Husband accused of killing wife in Avondale home

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his own wife after a barricade situation that lasted for hours in an Avondale neighborhood.

Officers were called to a home near 119th Avenue and Buckeye on May 30 after someone reported hearing shots fired and a woman screaming.

"As officers responded, an additional caller reported seeing a male shoot a female in the same area," police said.

When authorities got there, the suspect, 53-year-old Jose Chagnon, reportedly had barricaded himself inside the home. 

Jose Chagnon

Jose Chagnon

Police say his 29-year-old wife, Amalia Raouf Ishak, had been shot. officers extracted her from the scene so she could be taken to the hospital.

Ishak eventually died from her injuries.

After a few hours, police say Chagnon surrendered peacefully.

The 53-year-old was booked into jail and has been accused of first-degree murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and endangerment.

It's not known what led up to the shooting.

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