SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Police in Santa Cruz are investigating two suspicious deaths that were reported Tuesday.
Officers responded Tuesday at 6:49 p.m. to an apartment in the 100 block of Chestnut Street on a report of suspicious circumstances.
Police said the initial call indicated a man and a woman had been locked inside a room in an apartment for an extended period of time. Neither person answered phone calls from a concerned relative.
Officers discovered the two people deceased from apparent gunshot wounds, police said.
The deceased man is a 35-year-old from Santa Cruz, and the deceased woman is a 23-year-old visiting from out of the area.
The identification of the two is being withheld until their family is notified, police said.
Santa Cruz police investigate 2 shooting deaths
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