Vallejo police responded to an apparent murder-suicide today on the 1000 block of Thelma Avenue.
Numerous 911 calls came in reporting the shots at 4:38 p.m., with callers stating that a male suspect had shot a woman and himself, according to Lt. Sid DeJesus.
Officers arriving on the scene found the male suspect and female victims on the porch of the family home, both unresponsive. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, DeJesus said.
Police located a large caliber handgun at the scene, thought to be the murder weapon, and interviewed witnesses who said the suspect had shot the woman as she sat on the porch and then turned the gun on himself.
The motive for the shooting remains under investigation. The identities of the suspect and victim have not yet been released pending notification of next of kin, DeJesus said.
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