According to investigators, the man and woman met, but recently broke up. Both were found dead with gunshot wounds to the head, investigators said.
HOUSTON. A man and woman were killed Wednesday in what Houston police are calling a murder-suicide.
According to police, this happened in a townhouse on Van Buren Street, near the intersection of Montrose Boulevard and West Dallas Street in the Montrose area, around 8:30 pm.
According to investigators, the man and woman met, but recently broke up.
The neighbor got worried and called the police. When the police arrived, a neighbor who had a key to the townhouse where the shooting had taken place let them in.
Once inside, the police found a man and a woman dead. According to police, both were shot in the head. A pistol was found nearby. According to police, the man and woman were in their 20s.
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Here is the latest information provided by the investigator at the scene:
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