- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Lansing police say a man fatally shot a woman in a domestic dispute at a hospital parking lot, then killed himself.

Officer Robert Merritt identifies those killed as 44-year-old Johnnie Conner Jr. and 43-year-old Bessie S. Rodriguez. They were Lansing residents.

Merritt says the shootings happened about 7 a.m. Tuesday outside McLaren Greater Lansing’s orthopedic hospital. He says the woman was a hospital employee.

The officer says police found the firearm the man used near his body.

Hospital spokesman Brian Brown says McLaren hospital was briefly locked down after the shootings. There were 35 employees and 21 patients at the hospital at the time.

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