Two found dead in Merrillville apartment

January 2, 2008 7:30:57 PM PST
Police in northwest Indiana are investigating the deaths of two people. A 44-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman were found shot to death Wednesday inside the woman's apartment in the 5800 block of Grant Street in Merrillville. The man lived in Gary.

Investigators believe they were killed late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Neighbors in the apartment complex say they heard gunshots around midnight.

Police say there was no sign of forced entry into the home. The bodies were found at Birchwood Apartments on the city's north side.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merrillville police.