Officials investigating possible murder-suicide in Rodeo

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Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office officials said a shooting that left two people dead Wednesday afternoon in Rodeo is being investigated as a possible murder-suicide. (KGO-TV)

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office officials said a shooting that left two people dead Wednesday afternoon in Rodeo is being investigated as a possible murder-suicide.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Sandy Cove Drive, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

Official said it may be a possible murder-suicide between a woman and her boyfriend. The female victim was shot first, according to investigators. Then, officials said the man turned the weapon on himself.

"We were dispatched to a possible shots fired call, we arrived on scene and found two people down on the street. Investigations is handling it now and it's being investigated as a murder-suicide," Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Lt. Sean Yates said.

Bay City News contributed to this story.
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