WESTFIELD, NY--A Lancaster woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the head while celebrating her birthday.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's say they received a 911 call reporting a woman with a head wound at a home on Route 5 in Westfield early Thursday morning.
Sheriff's deputies and officers from the Town of Westfield Police discovered the woman, Nicole Sheehan, 29, had been shot in the head, and that the suspect was still in the area.
While searching near Barcelona Beach and Marina, officers heard a gunshot near the breakwall. Officers found the suspect, Sam Reynolds, 38, of Lancaster, dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
Sheehan was taken to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Investigators say the couple had come to Barcelona to celebrate Sheehan's birthday, which was earlier in the week.
Police are still investigating.