QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) — A man and a woman were found dead, in what police believe to be a murder-suicide in Queens early Saturday.

Officers discovered a 33-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to the head on the second floor of a Queens apartment around 2: 44 a.m. inside 73-22 69th Place, according to the NYPD.

According to police, the two were boyfriend and girlfriend and they both lived in the same apartment. First responders pronounced the couple dead at the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Charline Charles is a digital journalist from Brooklyn who has covered local news along with culture and arts in the New York City area since 2019. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.