Valentine man suspected of shooting his wife

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A Valentine man was arrested for the shooting death of his wife on Monday, March 4. Valentine police say 70-year-old Paul Nickisch shot his wife at 301 Edna Street in Valentine at approximately around 7 p.m.

Police found 71-year-old Pamela Nickisch dead. A juvenile grandson were also home. State Patrol Investigators believe Paul Nickisch shot his wife as a domestic violence situation escalated. He was arrested for murder and put in the Cherry County Jail.

The Cherry County Attorney, Eric Scott, says he is waiting on more reports before he files charges. He's hoping to file charges by Thursday.