Man shoots, kills girlfriend in Scottsdale apartment, turns gun on himself, police say

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - A man and woman are dead in what police are calling a murder-suicide in Scottsdale.

Police say officers responded Wednesday night to the Scottsdale Belle Rive apartments near McDowell and Hayden Roads after neighbors reported an argument and gunfire.

Officers located the apartment and forced their way in where they found a woman dead from multiple gunshot wounds. A man was nearby suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

He was taken to the hospital and died Thursday morning, according to police.

The man was identified as 35-year-old Jose G. Rios. Police said Rios shot him girlfriend and then shot himself. The girlfriend's name was not released.

 

 

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