Investigation Continues for the Apple Valley Murder-Suicide Case

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Police continue to investigate the Apple Valley shooting that left a man and a woman dead in the parking lot of the woman's apartment building on Saturday morning.

Witnesses told police that they saw a man chasing a woman through the parking lot of 12790 Germane Av. where he shot her several times before he also shot himself, the Star Tribune reported.

The man and woman, both 41, whose names have not yet been released, were declared dead at the scene, Police said.

"It looks like a straightforward murder-suicide," police Capt. Mike Marben said Sunday.

According to the Pioneer Press, the man and woman had previously been in a relationship and had two children together. The children lived with their mother and were placed in protective custody following the shooting.

The children were with a baby-sitter at the time of the incident, the Pioneer Press said.

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