Map: Mesa shooting
MESA, Ariz. -- A man and woman are dead after a shooting took place at a Mesa apartment complex Saturday morning.
Mesa police said they responded to a complex near Main Street and Alma School Road and found a 22-year-old Michael Parker Jr. and 21-year-old Michelle Parker dead inside an apartment.
Police said they found a handgun at the scene, and believe the incident was a murder-suicide.
Michael Parker Jr. and Michelle Parker have a 4-year-old child together.
According to police, Michael Parker Jr. had taken the child to a neighbor’s apartment and called a relative to come pick up the child.
The investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
The child has been placed with relatives.