An elderly man reportedly shot at his wife before turning the gun on himself Saturday evening.
The incident took place at the couple's home around 8 p.m. on Bunker Hill Court in Arrington, Tennessee.
The wife told police her husband is in the early stages of dementia and that they had argued on Saturday.
Police said the man was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital where he is still recovering.
After he recovers, he will be charged with aggravated domestic assault.
No further information has been released.