Posted at: 03/04/2013 10:46 PM
Updated at: 03/05/2013 12:01 AM
Emergency crews are on the scene of a house in Kendall, NY, on Peter Smith Road, where police say a man shot his wife around 7 pm, and then set their house on fire.
According to the Orleans County Sheriff's Office, 64-year-old Dennis Buehler confronted his wife, 58-year-old Linda Buehler and shot her in the shoulder. Linda then fled to a nearby home for help.
officials say Dennis then set the house of fire before shooting himself.
A SWAT team set a perimeter, and fire crews were then able to enter the scene. Both Buehler 's were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for their injuries.
According to police, Dennis Buehler is facing numerous criminal charges.
The house is considered a total loss.