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New Information Released in Caregiver Shooting in Douglas County

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has released new information about a deadly shooting involving a man and his caregiver.

Deputies responded to a home on Homestead Road in Gardnerville just before 1:30 Thursday afternoon. They found 51-year-old Catherine Mary Costanza, of Concord, Calif., dead from a gunshot wound.

According to deputies, 81-year-old Melvin Norlund stated he shot Costanza, his caregiver, during an argument. After the incident, Norlund called his neighbor and asked them to call 911.

Norlund is being held without bail in the Douglas County Jail on a charge of murder. The investigation is ongoing.

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