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2 Detroit police officers found fatally shot in a home with a baby in the residence

Officials believe the shooting in suburban Livonia was a murder-suicide. The child was not harmed.
Two Detroit police officers were found dead inside a Livonia, Mich., residence on Sunday.
Two Detroit police officers were found dead Sunday in a residence in Livonia.WDIV

Two Detroit police officers were found dead in a home Sunday in what is believed to have been a murder-suicide, the city's police chief said.

Officers responded to a well-being check near Farmington and 6 Mile roads in suburban Livonia, about 20 miles from Detroit, at around 12:30 p.m.

They found a 22-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man dead from apparent gunshot wounds, NBC affiliate WDIV of Detroit reported.

Detroit Police Chief James E. White confirmed that the two people who were killed were officers in his department. Their names were not released.

“It’s a sad day for our department,” White told reporters Sunday.

A baby was in the home during the shooting but was not harmed, Livonia police said, according to WDIV. The baby is in the care of a family member.

Livonia Police Capt. Greg Yon said investigators believe the shooting was related to a domestic dispute.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can also call the network, previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or visit for additional resources.