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Two dead, one wounded in Durham murder-suicide

Posted October 6, 2015
Updated October 7, 2015

A man and a woman were killed Tuesday night and a second man was wounded in an apparent murder-suicide in west Durham, police said.
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— A man and a woman were killed Tuesday night and a second man was wounded in an apparent murder-suicide in west Durham, police said.

The incident occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Oakland Avenue. A man apparently shot a woman and another man in a car before killing himself, police said.

The woman and the man in the car were believed to be brother and sister, and the gunman was the woman's boyfriend, police said.

Police said the wounded man had serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital, but his condition was unknown.

No other information was available.

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