SALEM, MASS. (WHDH) - Reports of a shooting drew a large police response to an industrial building in Salem on Monday evening.
Emergency crews rushed to a manufacturing facility at 3 Technology Way around 5 p.m. after receiving reports of multiple shots fired in the area, according to police. Upon their arrival, they found a 55-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, police said.
The woman was airlifted to a Boston hospital in critical condition.
The woman, who works at a manufacturing facility, and the man are believed to be known to one another, however, the exact nature of the relationship is not known at this time.
Investigators also believe both individuals are New Hampshire residents.
SKY7 HD flew over the scene where a U-Haul truck sat surrounded by evidence markers.
Local businesses were ordered to shelter in place, and roads in the vicinity were blocked off. There does not appear to be a threat to the public at this time.
The Essex County District Attorney’s Office, the Salem Police and the Essex State Police Detective Unit are all investigating.
Anyone with information is urged to contact investigators at 978-745-6610
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