Boyfriend shot girlfriend in murder-suicide at Taylor home, police say

Man, woman in their early 20s

TAYLOR, Mich. – Police are investigating Tuesday after finding a man and woman dead of an apparent murder-suicide inside a Taylor home on Monday.

Taylor police said that at about 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, they found a man and woman dead from gunshot wounds in the living room of a home on Wick Road, between Pardee Road and Mortenview Drive. Sources told Local 4 that the man and woman, who are both in their early 20s, are boyfriend and girlfriend.

Police said Tuesday that there’s evidence to suggest the man fatally shot the woman before shooting himself. The firearm was reportedly found at the scene.

Officers were sent to the home Monday by Allen Park police to carry out a welfare check on the man who lived there. It was not said why a welfare check was requested.

Taylor police are still investigating the incident. No other details have been provided at this time.

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