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University of Utah police: 2 dead in parking lot shooting

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    Police investigate a fatal shooting which took place next to this silver/blue sedan in a parking lot near the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY >> University of Utah police say a man and woman have been fatally shot in a parking lot and authorities suspect it’s a case of murder-suicide.

Police spokesman Garth Smith says the woman was found dead at the scene and the man died later at the hospital.

News reports said that authorities said the couple were married and that the man shot his wife and then himself.

The reports say the violence occurred outside of a laboratory at the University of Utah Research Park.

University spokeswoman Maria O’Mara says there is no ongoing threat.

No more information was immediately available.

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