Investigation indicates murder-suicide in Merrillville shooting deaths, police say

A 43-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man are dead in what Merrillville police are investigating as a murder-suicide, according to a release.

Officers were called around 7:30 a.m. to the red brick home in the 5800 block of McKinley Street for a report of a person with a gunshot wound, Commander Jeff Rice said.

When police arrived, they found two people with gunshot wounds, a release said.

Police are investigating the incident as a possible murder-suicide, Rice said.