WINONA, Minn. - Authorities are investigating an incident early Monday morning that left a woman and her boyfriend dead of gunshot wounds.
Winona Police say officers responded to a 911 call from the boyfriend at 3:23 a.m. Monday on the 200 block of Chatfield Street. The man told police he and his girlfriend were fighting over a handgun when it suddenly went off and struck her in the head.
Officers arrived at the scene and attempted to make contact with the man, but heard a gunshot from inside the residence and backed away.
After several attempts to speak to someone at the home, officers entered the residence and found a woman inside, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
They then found the man who called 911, also dead from a single gunshot wound.
Police identified them as 43-year-old Dano Ray Radawitz and 34-year-old Jaida Marie Hoffman.
No one else was inside the residence, according to police.
They say there is no danger to the public.
Winona Police continues to investigate.