1 dead, 1 injured in Fla. nursing home shooting

October 10, 2012 - 6:34 PM

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — One person is dead and another is injured in a shooting at a northeastern Florida nursing home.

A Clay County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at the Life Care Center in Orange Park.

Investigators believe it involved a husband and wife in their 70s. The man was pronounced dead and the woman suffered life-threatening injuries. Their names have not been released.

The circumstances of the shooting weren't yet known, but a nursing home spokeswoman said the situation was contained and no evacuation was necessary.