Murder-suicide at Poston Junior High School: Mesa police identify couple killed

MESA, AZ - Mesa police have identified a man and woman who died in a car in a school parking lot as a result of what's being called a homicide/suicide.

Sgt. Tony Landato says a neighborhood resident called police on Sunday to report a vehicle with someone who appeared to be injured.

Responding officers found the body of a man and a wounded woman who died at a hospital.

Police on Monday identified them as 25-year-old Jonathan Vargas and 22-year-old Victoria Gameros.

Landato say Vargas and Gameros lived together and were in a relationship for over two years.

He says it's not known what led up to the incident but that Vargas was responsible for the shootings.

Landato says they had no connection to the school other than the location of the shooting.

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