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Man ID'd in murder-suicide involving ex-wife

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Renee Bassett was shot and killed during an apparent argument with her ex-husband on March 5, 2013.  (Photo provided by Bassett's family) Renee Bassett was shot and killed during an apparent argument with her ex-husband on March 5, 2013. (Photo provided by Bassett's family)
HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -

The Clark County Coroner's Office confirmed the identity of a Henderson man believed to have shot his ex-wife before taking his own life.

Jeffrey Bradford Johnson, 54, died of a gunshot wound to the head as a result of a suicide, the coroner's office said Wednesday.

According to Henderson police, Johnson showed up at the home of 47-year-old Renee Bassett on March 5. The two got into an argument, and Johnson shot her before taking his own life outside the home.

Police said the victims' 13-year-old son was home when the murder-suicide occurred. He heard shots and called 911.

The victims have a 12-year-old son as well. He lived with his father and was not present when the incident happened. Bassett's sister is now caring for both boys.

Henderson police said Bassett's death marked the first homicide in the city this year.

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