2 dead after murder-suicide at Dallas medical examiner's office

The man went inside the facility and shot his wife, who was an employee at the facility, and then shot himself

By Emerson Clarridge
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

DALLAS — A man on Tuesday shot his wife and himself inside the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office building, WFAA-TV reported.

A man and a woman died inside the building, KXAS-TV reported, citing the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said two medical examiner’s office employees were struck by gunfire before the self-inflicted shooting, the Dallas Morning News reported. The condition of one of the employees was not clear.

KTVT-TV reported the shooting occurred about 4:30 p.m on the second floor of the building on North Stemmons Freeway near Wycliff Avenue.

People in the building were evacuated.

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