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Police: Man, woman dead in murder-suicide

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A man and woman were shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at an east Las Vegas home, Metro police said.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers were called to the 6400 block of E. Tropicana Avenue on reports of two people possibly shot in a residence about 8:40 a.m. Sunday.

Police said officers found a man and a woman wounded with gunshots.

The woman died at the scene while the man was transported to Sunrise Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to LVMPD.

The Clark County Coroner's office said the man – 86-year-old Clifford Huss – died of a gunshot to the head as a result of a suicide. The woman – 87-year-old Dorothy Huss – also died of a gunshot to the head but as a result of a homicide.

Police urge anyone with information on the incident to call Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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