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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


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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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