Elderly couple found dead after possible murder-suicide

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police answered to a call this morning shortly after 11 a.m. about a suspicious note left on a door at  a unit at Gulf Mist Apartments on Pass Road in Gulfport.

According to the Gulfport Police Department the daughter of David Moore, 68 and Shirley Moore, 69 called after finding a concerning note left on the door of her parent's apartment.

When police arrived they found an elderly couple with gun shot wounds.

"There was evidence in the apartment that it was a murder suicide," Capt. Ken Brown said. "One had a gun shot wound and the other had a self-inflicted gun shot wound."

Brown said no one in the area reported hearing gun shots and evidence found in the apartment led investigators to believe that this incident was an apparent murder-suicide.

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