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A man and woman involved in a fatal shooting in Nottinghamshire have been named locally as Paul White and Shani Cockerell, his long-term partner.
Police believe 37-year-old White shot his partner, 33-year-old Cockerell, before turning the gun on himself.
Two children were in the house at the time, but were uninjured. Ms Cockerell is in a "serious but stable" condition in hospital.
Neighbours say the couple have been together for many years.
Police believe a Nottinghamshire man shot a woman at his home before turning the gun on himself, officers revealed today.
Detectives investigating the death of the 37-year-old man in Bircotes say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the shooting.
Det Ch Insp Mel Bowden said they believe a 33-year-old woman, who lived with the man at the same address, was "the victim" in the incident.
She was found with shotgun injuries and was today in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
Two children were also in the house at the time of the attack, which happened in the early hours of yesterday, but were not injured.
A man who died at a house in Nottingham suffered suspected shotgun injuries, police have said.
The 37-year-old was found in the bedroom of a house in Galway Road, Bircotes, at around 12.50am.
A 33-year-old woman also found at the address was taken to hospital with shotgun injuries and her condition is serious but stable.
Two children who were in the house at the time were uninjured.
Forensic investigators have now arrived at a house in Bircotes where it is believed a shooting took place in the early hours of this morning.
Police say they will be carrying out a detailed inquiry throughout the day as they try to establish how one man died and a woman was left seriously injured.
A woman has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after being found by police at a house Nottingham, police have said. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said:
A man has died and a woman has suffered life-threatening injuries at a house in Nottingham, police have said.
Two uninjured children were also found by police at the house in Galway Road, in Bircotes, shortly before 1am today.
Officers are investigating the circumstances around the death of the man.