Man shoots girlfriend, himself

September 21, 2011

Police say Douglas Vieth, 44, shot his ex-girlfriend through an apartment door late Tuesday, then turned the gun on himself several hours later after fleeing the scene. Kelly Williams, 40, was shot in the arm in an apartment in the 1200 block of North Lakeview Circle in Franklin about 11 p.m. Tuesday. She told police she recently broke off her relationship with Vieth. Vieth, who was pulled over by police in Huntington County about 3 a.m. Wednesday, used a handgun to shoot himself in the head three times. He was hospitalized in Fort Wayne in critical condition.