HERMITAGE (KDKA) – A Hermitage man wife is accused of shooting and killing his wife before turning the gun on himself.

It happened Friday in the 2700 block of Sample Road.

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Police say Edward Tremmel, 51, shot and killed his wife Cheryl Lynne Tremmel, 44, just before 6 p.m.

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When officers arrived they found Edward Tremmel with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his face.

He was rushed to the hospital, where he has reportedly undergone surgery.

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Hermitage Police have applied for a warrant for the arrest of Edward Tremmel, charging him with criminal homicide.