Two found dead in apparent murder-suicide Saturday afternoon in Dallas

Two people were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Dallas Saturday after police said they were sent to conduct a welfare check in the 8800 block of Ferguson Road.

Police said in a news release they found a man and woman, both shot, around 1 p.m. Saturday. Initial results of the investigation suggest that the man shot and killed the woman, then turned the gun on himself.

The identities of the two people are not being released until next-of-kin has been notified for both people. Police are asking anybody with information to contact Detective Abel Lopez at 469-843-3665 or