For I Caldwell County Sheriff’s Investigators responded to what is believed to be a murder/suicide this afternoon.
The call came in as a gunshot at 1:06 p.m., from 4947 Brookview Place, Granite Falls. A person who rents a room at the residence made the call.
Officers arrived to find a man and a woman both dead from gunshot wounds. Names are not being released pending notification of family members.
Investigators say it appears the 72-year-old man shot his 72-year-old wife with a handgun and then turned the gun on himself. Both were deceased at the scene.
There is no suspicion of foul play. Officers had responded to a previous call at the residence in late fall of 2017.
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