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Deadly shooting could be murder-attempted suicide

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police are looking into a deadly shooting that happened early Saturday morning that could be a murder-attempted suicide.

Officers responded to reports of a suicidal and armed man around 5:30 a.m. at a home on Northeast Campaign Street near 42nd.

Police said it appears that the man killed a woman before trying to take his own life.

Officers were able to talk the man into exiting the home.

They were able to take the man into custody before taking him to a Portland hospital with unknown injuries.

Officers then found the dead woman inside.

Police had not identified the man or the victim as of Saturday morning or released how they knew each other.

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