2 dead in Roseville murder-suicide

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ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Police say two men are dead after a shooting Thursday afternoon in a Roseville parking lot.

The incident happened around 4:15 p.m. on the east side of the REI store building located at 1975 County Road B2 West.

Roseville police were dispatched to the area around 4:15 p.m. Thursday on the report of shots fired and two men down in the parking lot. Officers arrived on scene and found the bodies of two men who appeared to have been shot.

One of the men, a 33-year old, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, a 44-year-old, was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with a life-threatening head injury. He died around 6:00 p.m.

Officers located a pistol near the body of the man who was transported to the hospital.

A woman who may have witnessed the shooting was detained for questioning.  

Authorities say the woman and the 33-year-old man worked together at CPI Card Group, which has an office and manufacturing facility in Roseville. The woman is believed to be married to the 44-year-old.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is still processing the scene and detectives are interviewing family members.




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