2 dead in Winona shooting identified

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.

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