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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – City of Miami Police detectives are investigating a murder, attempted suicide in the Coral Way area.

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Police said they responded to the area of S.W. 23rd Avenue and S.W. 16th Terrace, shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, in reference to a man and a woman being shot.

Both the man and the woman were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where the woman later died, police said.

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The man was in critical condition on Thursday evening, according to authorities.

“The facts surrounding the incident appear to be a murder, attempted suicide, where the father shot and killed the mother and turned the gun on himself,” according to detectives.

Police said the couple’s young son called police regarding the incident.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (305) 603-6350 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (8477).