Man, woman dead in shooting at Mesa apartment

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

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.