Lansing — Police say two people are dead after a murder-suicide in a hospital parking lot.

Officer Robert Merritt says a 44-year-old man shot a 43-year-old woman and then shot himself outside a McLaren hospital. He says the woman was a hospital employee.

No names were immediately released. Merritt says the two people knew each other.

The shots were reported to police around 7 a.m. Merritt says the hospital was locked down for 30 minutes.

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