Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that took place Monday morning on Dock Fields Road in Roan Mountain.

Investigators believe Robert Fields entered the living room of his residence and had an argument with his wife, Shelly Fields.  Robert Fields shot Shelly Fields multiple times with a .357 caliber revolver, then went to a bedroom and shot himself with the same weapon.

Deputies arrived on scene, and Shelly Fields was transported to the hospital. The investigation is ongoing at this time.