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Man fatally shoots girlfriend, then kills self in Brooklyn apartment: NYPD

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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn – Police say a man killed his girlfriend inside her Brooklyn apartment and then turned the gun on himself early Wednesday.

NYPD says officers responded to a 911 call of a woman shot inside of 745 Gates Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the borough. When they arrived, police found a 38-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man with a gunshot wounds to their heads.

They were pronounced dead at the scene. The female victim was identified as Felicita Sotillo but the man has yet to be named.

A firearm was also found inside the apartment, police said.

Police deemed the incident a murder-suicide.