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Elkhart County coroner John White (right) talks with unidentified members of the Goshen Police department Monday March 4, 2013 in the 100 block of N. Fifth Street. The department is investigating an apparent murder suicide at the scene. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

The Goshen police department is investigating a double shooting in the east city parking lot on Fifth Street between Lincoln and Clinton Streets. Police officers gather evidence at the scene Monday March 4, 2913. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Unidentified members of the Goshen Police department collect evidence at the scene of an apparent murder suicide in the 100 block of N. Fifth Street Monday March 4, 2913. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Personal items are seen in this photograph from the scene of an apparent murder suicide in the 100 block of N. Fifth Street, Goshen Monday March 4, 2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Elkhart County corner John White looks for evidence on N. Fifth Street in Goshen Monday March 4, 2013. The Goshen Police Department is investigating an apparent murder suicide in the east city parking lot on Fifth Street. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Unidentified Goshen police officers and an assistant corner (right) gather evidence from a pickup truck found near an apparent murder suicide in the 100 block of N Fifth Street in Goshen Monday March 4, 2013. Police impounded the vehicle and removed it from the scene. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Goshen police work at the scene of a murder-suicide in the 100 block of North Fifth Street this morning, March 4. Truth Photo by Sharon Hernandez
Police confirm Goshen shooting was murder-suicide
Posted on March 4, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on March 4, 2013 at 11:25 a.m.

GOSHEN — Police confirmed a man shot and killed a woman before taking his own life Monday morning, March 4.

Police were called to the 100 block of N. Fifth Street at about 7:45 a.m. for a possible shooting.

According to a press release from the Goshen Police Department, officers found a 51-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman motionless at the scene.

In the press release, the Goshen Police Department confirmed both individuals knew each other and that the man shot and killed the woman before shooting and killing himself.

Officials have not released the names of the deceased pending notification to their families.

Police said they won’t release more information at this time as they continue their investigation.


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