Two fatally shot at nursing home in Wilmington, Delaware

The victims were an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman, police said.
Image: ManorCare Health Services shooting
Two people are dead after a shooting at a ManorCare Health Services facility in Wilmington, Delaware.WCAU

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By Nicole Acevedo and Dennis Romero

Two people were shot and killed Saturday at a nursing home in Delaware, authorities said.

The victims, an 82-year-old man and 79-year-old woman, were found dead at ManorCare Health Services in Wilmington, Delaware State Police Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe said in a statement.

She said the woman was a resident of ManorCare, and a handgun was recovered.

Police said the public was not in danger, but there was no information on a suspect.

The victims' names will not be released until their families are notified, Jaffe said, adding that the investigation by the Delaware State Police homicide unit was ongoing.