Two people were found dead in an employee parking lot at a suburban UPS facility Monday as police responded to a report of a shooting, authorities said.
Just before 1 p.m., Hodgkins police said they received a report of shots fired at a UPS facility located at 1 UPS Way.
Rodney Cummings, administrative assistant to Deputy Chief Joe Klotz, confirmed officers arrived to find a man and a woman unresponsive in an employee parking lot. Paramedics were called in and authorities said the pair were pronounced dead at the scene.
Their identities were not immediately known and it was not immediately clear if they were employees of the facility.
"We are deeply saddened by the incident that occurred this afternoon, and we are cooperating with the responding authorities," UPS said in a statement. "We will not comment further during an ongoing investigation."
Police said a semi automatic firearm was recovered at the scene and they are investigating the incident as a possible murder-suicide. They were not actively searching for any suspects as of Monday afternoon.
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