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A woman and a man were shot in a Kensington murder-suicide, police say

They were found with gunshot wounds to the head inside a home on the 2100 block of East Clearfield Street on Monday night.

File photo of a Philadelphia Police Department vehicle.
File photo of a Philadelphia Police Department vehicle.Read moreTOM GRALISH / Staff Photographer

A 26-year-old woman was fatally shot in a Kensington home Monday night by a 25-year-old man who then turned the gun on himself in a murder-suicide, police said Tuesday.

Police responded about 10:50 p.m. to the home on the 2100 block of East Clearfield Street and found the woman on a bed with a gunshot wound to her head. They found the man on the floor of the same room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head and recovered a gun from beneath his right side, police said.

Medics pronounced both of them dead at 11:02 p.m. Police did not release their names or describe their relationship. They said the investigation was continuing.