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Man, woman dead in alleged murder-suicide in Brooklyn

Posted at 4:56 AM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 04:56:50-04

CLINTON HILL, Brooklyn — Two people died in an alleged murder-suicide near the Brooklyn Navy Yard, police said Monday.

Authorities said a man, 47, and woman, 44, believed to be in a relationship, were found dead with gunshot wounds in a Clermont Avenue apartment at around 11:20 p.m. Sunday. A neighbor who heard commotion inside the apartment followed by gunshots called police, officers told PIX11.

Authorities later identified the woman as Naire McCormick.

Police said they believe the man to be the suspect.

The McCormick's brother told PIX11's Anthony DiLorenzo his sister is a mother. Police do not believe her son was in the home at the time of the shooting.

A firearm was recovered at the scene.