ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - Police are investigating a double shooting that left a man dead and a woman with multiple wounds in St. Joseph.
Officers were called around 4 p.m. to a reported shooting in the 2800 block of Lafayette Street.
A neighbor told police a man and woman were outside a home when he believed he saw the man fire a gun.
Police believe the man shot the woman and then himself.
The woman was taken to a hospital with what police believe were as many as four gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police aren’t sure what kind of relationship the man and woman had, but they do know they have three young children. Police say the shootings were witnessed by the three children in the backyard of the home.
No names were immediately released.
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