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Police: Domestic Incident Leaves Daughter Dead, Father Hurt

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Police in Johnston, Rhode Island, are investigating a domestic dispute in which a daughter was killed and her father injured.

WJAR-TV reports that officers called to a home around 3 p.m. Saturday found a woman who'd been fatally shot and a man with stab wounds.

The woman has been identified as Jessica Sutherland. Authorities say she was shot by her father, Robert Sutherland. He has been taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening stab wounds.

No charges were immediately filed. Police say they haven't ruled out self defense.

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