Somebody Got Murdered: Murder-Suicide-Catacide on Staten Island

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DATE: Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, 9:44 a.m.
LOCATION: 39 Goller Place, Staten Island.

A Staten Island man called police yesterday morning and said two things: I've accidently shot my cat. I've accidentally shot my wife.

As police drove toward the couple's duplex, the man, John Pizon, 51, walked into a bedroom and delivered a fatal shot to his own head.

Karen Pizon, also 51, was found mortally wounded with a gunshot wound to the chest (The Daily News says in the back of the head). She was taken to Staten Island University Hospital, where she was declared dead.

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John Pizon was a plumber and a gun collector. A .22-cal revolver was found at the crime scene.

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