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Man fatally shoots girlfriend, himself during argument at Phoenix townhome complex, police say

Police were called to a townhome complex near 41st Drive and Camelback Road around 9:15 a.m.
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PHOENIX — Phoenix police responded to a shooting that left two people dead on Tuesday morning. 

Police were called to a townhome complex near 41st Drive and Camelback Road around 9:15 a.m. 

They say they found two people dead with gunshot wounds. 

Police found a 33-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man. 

Investigators later determined the shooting to be a murder-suicide. They say the man, identified as John Parker, and his girlfriend was involved in an argument that turned physical.

During the fight, police say Parker shot his girlfriend and then shot himself.

If you or someone you know are in a domestic violence situation, help can be found here: https://www.phoenix.gov/police/domesticviolence

This is a developing situation. Stay tuned to 12 News for the latest.