When paramedics arrived to help two people in a single-car crash in Lodi Thursday afternoon, they found the man and woman had been shot.
The wreck was at Kettleman Lane and Locust Tree Road at about 12:30 p.m., according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.
Paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene. The sheriff's office reported the man was transported to a Sacramento hospital with a life-threatening gunshot injury. Investigators determined the gunshot was self-inflicted.
No names were being released yet.
Anyone with information about what transpired was asked to contact the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office at (209) 468-4400 or "Text a Tip" to "274637". In the message area type SJSO, leave a space, and then type the tip.